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The Letter

Artist:
Mary Cassatt (American, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 1844–1926 Le Mesnil-Théribus, Oise)
Date:
1890–91
Medium:
Drypoint and aquatint, printed in color from three plates
Dimensions:
plate: 13 5/8 x 8 15/16 in. (34.6 x 22.7 cm) sheet: 17 x 11 3/4 in. (43.2 x 29.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Paul J. Sachs, 1916
Accession Number:
16.2.9
Not on view
Inscription: recto, lower right, inscribed in graphite by the artist, "Edition de 25 série Imprimée par l'artiste et M. Leroy/Mary Cassatt"

Marking: Mary Cassatt (Lugt 604); Paul J. Sachs (Lugt 2091)
Paul J. Sachs; Donor: Paul J. Sachs (Cambridge, Massachusetts)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Mary Cassatt: Drawings and Prints in The Metropolitan Museum of Art," October 20, 1998–June 24, 1999.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," January 28, 2002–April 21, 2002.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," April 4, 2011–June 12, 2011.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Power of Prints: The Legacy of William M. Ivins and A. Hyatt Mayor," January 26, 2016–May 22, 2016.

Breeskin 146 iii/iii; Mathews & Shapiro 8 iv/iv; D-R.35
Adelyn Dohme Breeskin Mary Cassatt. A Catalogue Raisonne of the Graphic Work. Washington, D.C., 1979, cat. no. 146 iii/iii.

Nancy Mowll Mathews, Barbara Stern Shapiro Mary Cassatt, the Color Prints Ex. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., June 18-Aug. 27, 1989; the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Sept. 9-Nov. 5, 1989 and the Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, Mass., Nov. 25, 1989-Jan. 21, 1990. New York, 1989, cat. no. 8 iv/iv.



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