The Letter from the series The Ten

1890-1891, Mary Cassatt (1844 - 1926)

drypoint, soft-ground etching and aquatint in colour on laid paper, 42 cm x 31.5 cm
Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (purchased with support from the VriendenLoterij, the Mondriaan Fund, the Rembrandt Association (with the additional support from its Maljers-de Jongh Fonds, Het Liesbeth van Dorp Fonds, Marijke Laarhoven Fonds and its Claude Monet Fonds) and the members of The Yellow House)

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Object data

Object number
p3056S2021
Edition
4th state of 4
Dimensions
42 cm x 31.5 cm, 34.5 cm x 22.8 cm, 34.5 cm x 21.2 cm

Inscription/label

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Mary Cassatt by Cassatt, Mary
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Imprimée par l’artiste et M. Leroy by Cassatt, Mary
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(25 épreuves) by Cassatt, Mary
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30
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24

Literature

  • Nancy Mowll Mathews and Barbara Stern Shapiro, Mary Cassatt : the color prints, 1990, pp. 4, 43, 47, 71, 121-125, 140
  • Adelyn Dohme Breeskin, Mary Cassatt : a catalogue raisonné of the graphic work, 1981, pp. 22, 63, 143
  • Adelyn Dohme Breeskin, Mary Cassat : graphic art, 1981, pp. 6, 18
  • Colta Feller Ives, The great wave : the influence of Japanese woodcuts on French prints, 1974, pp. 51-52
  • Org. by Judith A. Barter ; With contr. by Erica E. Hirshler, George T.M. Shackelford, Kevin Sharp ... [et al.], Mary Cassatt : modern woman, 1998, pp. 84, 281, 323
  • Sarah Lees; Richard R. Brettell, Innovative impressions : prints by Cassatt, Degas, and Pissarro, 2018, pp. 73-75
  • By Frank Getlein, Mary Cassatt : paintings and prints, cop. 1980, pp. 82-83
  • Griselda Pollock, Mary Cassatt : painter of modern women, 1998, pp. 167, 172, 174
  • Richard H. Love, Cassatt : the independent, cop. 1980, p. 88