Woman on a Striped Sofa with a Dog

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American (Allegheny City, PA 1844 - 1926 Le Mesnil-Theribus, France)
Woman on a Striped Sofa with a Dog, 1876
Former Title: Young Woman on a Striped Sofa with Her Dog
Former Title: Girl on Settee with Black Dog
19th century
Creation Place: United States
Oil on wood panel
41.9 x 33.3 cm (16 1/2 x 13 1/8 in.)
framed: 58.4 x 49.2 x 6 cm (23 x 19 3/8 x 2 3/8 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Peter I. B. Lavan
, 1961.159
Department of American Paintings, Sculpture & Decorative Arts
signed: u.l.: M. S. Cassatt/Paris/1875
Acquired from the artist by Mme. Paul Inglebach through her sister, Mme. E. Vogt-Hélène; bequest to her son, Gaston Ingelbach, Paris, 1908; purchased by Hirschl and Adler Galleries, New York, 1958; purchased from them by Mrs. Peter I.B. Lavan; gift to Fogg Art Museum, 1961.
Adelyn Dohme Breeskin, Mary Cassatt: A Catalogue Raisonné of the Oils, Pastels, Watercolors and Drawings, Smithsonian Institution Press (Washington, DC, 1970), no. 45

Kenyon Castle Bolton, III, Peter G. Huenink, Earl A. Powell III, Harry Z. Rand and Nanette C. Sexton, American Art at Harvard, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1972), cat. 88, ill

Retrospective of a Gallery: Twenty Years, exh. cat., Hirschl & and Adler Galleries (New York, NY, 1973)

Nancy Mowll Mathews, Mary Cassatt, exh. cat., Harry N. Abrams, Inc./National Museum of American Art (Washington DC, 1987), reproduced in b/w fig. 22, p. 26; text p. 30

William H. Gerdts, The Golden Age of American Impressionism, exh. cat., Watson-Guptill Publications (New York, 2003), p. 48; Plate 14, p. 49.

Sally Webster, Eve's Daughter/Modern Woman: A Mural by Mary Cassatt, University of Illinois Press (Urbana and Chicago, IL, 2004), fig 5

Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr., Virginia Anderson and Kimberly Orcutt, ed., American Paintings at Harvard, Volume Two, Paintings, Drawings, Pastels and Stained Glass by Artists Born 1826-1856, Harvard University Art Museums/Yale University Press (Cambridge, MA and New Haven, CT, 2008), p. 59, cat. no. 32, reproduced in color

Exhibition History
American Art at Harvard, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/19/1972 - 06/18/1972, 88
Retrospective of a Gallery: Twenty Years, Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, 11/07/1973 - 12/01/1973