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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1972.7
People
Imitator of Mary Cassatt, American (Allegheny City, PA 1844 - 1926 Le Mesnil-Theribus, France)
Title
Head of a Child
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
19th-20th century
Culture
American
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Pastel on off-white illustration board
Dimensions
actual: 28.9 x 23.6 cm (11 3/8 x 9 5/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: l.l., brown pastel, in artist's hand: M.C.
  • stamp: verso, purple ink, stamp: MADE IN FRANCE
  • label: verso, paper and black ink, handwritten: MARY / CASSATT
  • label: verso, paper and black ink, handwritten: 13.951 M. Cassatt / Tête de bébé [part crossed out] dessin / 75
  • stamp: verso, black ink, stamped: 1836
  • stamp: verso, black ink, stamp: [in oval:] COLLECTION / MARY CASSATT / MATHILDE X...
  • inscription: verso, blue crayon, handwritten: 119
  • label: verso, graphite, handwritten: [16?] / 950--
Provenance
Mrs. J. Lee Johnson III, Forth Worth, TX, Purchased from Count Podgoursky, 1955, Gift to the Fogg Art Museum, 1972.
Count Podgoursky, Sold to Mrs. Johnson, 1955.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Mrs. J. Lee Johnson III
Accession Year
1972
Object Number
1972.7
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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