The Lamp

about 1891
Mary Stevenson Cassatt (American, 1844–1926)


Catalogue Raisonné

Breeskin 144, iii/iii; Mathews & Shapiro 06, proof of iv/iv

Dimensions

Platemark: 32.3 x 25.2 cm (12 11/16 x 9 15/16 in.) Sheet: 41.7 x 31.7 cm (16 7/16 x 12 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

41.812

Medium or Technique

Drypoint, soft ground etching and aquatint in color

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Trial proof D.

Inscription

Recto: in graphite, lower left corner: D (in script); in graphite, lower right, under plate: Imprimé par l'artiste et M LeRoy/ Mary Cassatt/ (25 épreuves)

Signed

Signed

Markings

Recto: in blue ink, lower center, inside plate: collector's stamp of Mary Cassatt (Lugt 604)

Provenance

Jean Goriany, from whom purchased by MFA Nov. 13, 1941

Credit Line

Gift of William Emerson and The Hayden Collection—Charles Henry Hayden Fund