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Helene of Septeuil, ca. 1890

  • Mary Cassatt, American, 1844-1926

Drypoint printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Plate: 9 1/2 × 6 1/4 inches (24.1 × 15.9 cm) Sheet: 12 3/4 × 10 inches (32.4 × 25.4 cm)

City of Detroit Purchase



Prints, Drawings & Photographs

Signed, in pencil, lower right: Mary Cassatt

Stamp, in blue, lower left corner of plate: [Cassatt monogram] (Lugt 604) Stamp, in black, lower right corner: CH. JACQUIN (Lugt Suppl. 1397a)

Inscribed, in pencil, lower left: "Helene de Septeuil"

Ch. Jacquin (Paris, France). 1930-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Six Femmes-Peintres. Exh. cat., Musee Prefectoral d'Aichi. Nagoya, Japan, 1983, p. 80, no. 63.

Mary Cassatt, Helene of Septeuil, ca. 1890, drypoint printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, City of Detroit Purchase, 30.61.