Women Admiring a Child, 1897

  • Mary Cassatt, American, 1844-1926


  • Overall: 26 × 32 inches (66 × 81.3 cm)

Gift of Edward Chandler Walker


Signed, lower left: Mary Cassatt

Edward Chandler Walker

1908-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

“Two Notable Gifts.” Bulletin of the DIA 3, 1 (January 1909): pp. 1-2. Borgmeyer, Charles Louis. “The Master Impressionists (Chapter V).” Fine Arts Journal 4 (April 1913): pp. 195-226 (ill.). [as Mother and Child] Catalogue of Paintings in the Permanent Collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts. 1930, no. 275. Breeskin, A. D. Mary Cassat: A Catalogue Raisonné of the Oils, Pastels, Watercolors and Drawings. Washington D.C., 1970, p. 126, no. 272. Cummings, Frederick J. and Charles H. Elam, eds. The Detroit Institute of Arts Illustrated Handbook. Detroit, 1971, p. 146. "Family Art Game." DIA Advertsing Supplement. Detroit Free Press. (June 4, 1978): p. 21 (ill.). Rivard, N.J. “American Paintings at the Detroit Institute of Arts.” Antiques 114 (November 1978): p. 1052 (pl. 12). Mathews, Nancy M. Mary Cassatt and the Modern Madonna of the Nineteenth Century. Ph.D. diss. New York University, 1980. "Family Art Game." DIA Advertsing Supplement. Detroit Free Press. (April 27, 1980): p. 18 (ill.). "Family Art Game." DIA Advertsing Supplement. Detroit News. (April 14, 1985): p. 18 (ill.). 100 Masterworks from the Detroit Institute of Arts. New York, 1985, pp. 206-207 (ill.). Shaw, Nancy Rivard. “Rebellion, Defiance, and Beauty: Two Centuries of American Painting.” Apollo 124, 298 (December 1986): pp. 527-533 (pl. XVI). Mathews, N.M. Mary Cassatt. New York, 1987, pp. 110, 113, 125 (fig. 98). American Paintings in the Detroit Institute of Arts, Volume II. New York, 1997, pp. 42-44 (ill.).

Mary Cassatt, Women Admiring a Child, 1897, pastel. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Edward Chandler Walker, 08.8.