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Head of a Woman in Profile

Artist:
Edgar Degas (French, Paris 1834–1917 Paris)
Date:
1879–80
Medium:
Softground etching, aquatint, and drypoint on laid paper (unique impression)
Dimensions:
plate: 4 1/2 x 4 7/16 in. (11.5 x 11.3 cm) sheet: 7 5/8 x 10 1/4 in. (19.3 x 26 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
H.O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H.O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number:
29.107.52
Not on view
Buste de Femme

Inscription: inscribed in graphite at lower right: essaie de grain liquide épreuve unique par M. Degas/ Mary Cassatt (unique impression [of an] experiment with liquid aquatint by M. Degas. [Signed] Mary Cassatt)

Marking: stamped in black ink at lower right with collector's mark of Roger Marx: R.M. IX (Lugt 2229)
Mary Cassatt (American, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 1844–1926 Le Mesnil-Théribus, Oise); Donor: H. O. Havemeyer
Reed and Shapiro 43 (unique impression)
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