In the Opera Box (No. 3)

about 1880
Artist Mary Stevenson Cassatt (American, 1844–1926)


Catalogue Raisonné

Breeskin 022, vi/vii (Breeskin counts only iv states; this one is not in Breeskin)

Dimensions

Platemark: 20.6 x 18 cm (8 1/8 x 7 1/16 in.) Sheet: 31.4 x 23.4 cm (12 3/8 x 9 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2001.692

Medium or Technique

Soft ground etching, etching and aquatint

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Recto: in graphite, beneath plate, lower right: M.C; in graphite, lower left edge: D - VI ND No 41 (in Petiet's hand); in graphite, lower right: B. 22 état No 41

Signed

Initialed

Markings

Watermark is a fragment of a large coat-of-arms

Provenance

Henri M. Petiet, Paris; 2001 gift to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Henri M. Petiet, confirmed by his estate