179 (Breeskin 197)
Young Women Picking Fruit
Alternate title(s): In the Garden; Jeune femme cueillant un fruit; Jeunes femmes cueillant des poires; Jeunes filles cueillant des fruits; Picking Fruit; Two Women in the Garden; Women Picking Fruit; Women Picking Fruit (Young Women Picking Fruit); Young Woman Gathering Apples; Young Woman Gathering Fruit; Young Woman Picking Fruit; Young Woman Plucking a Fruit; Young Woman Plucking Fruit; Young Women Gathering Fruit; Young Women Picking Fruit (Jeunes femmes cueillant des fruits)
1892
Oil on canvas
51 1/2 x 35 1/2 in. (130.81 x 90.17 cm)
Inscribed lower right: Mary Cassatt
Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh; Patrons Art Fund 22.8

provenance / ownership history
From the artist
to Durand-Ruel, Paris, August 1892 (Paris stock #2462, Paris photo #325)
to Durand-Ruel, New York, by 1895
to the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1922

exhibition history
1893 Durand-Ruel Paris: #9, as Jeunes filles cueillant des fruits
1895 Durand-Ruel NY: #3, as Jeune femme cueillant un fruit
1898 Cincinnati Museum: #188, as Young Woman Gathering Apples
1898 St Botolph Boston: #16, as Jeune femme cueillant un fruit
1899--1900 Carnegie Institute: #33, ill., as Young Woman Plucking Fruit
1900 Pennsylvania Academy: #217, as Young Woman Gathering Fruit, lent by Messrs. Durand-Ruel
1903 Durand-Ruel NY: #3, as Jeune femme cueillant un fruit
1909 St Botolph Boston: #12, as Jeune femme cueillant un fruit, lent by Durand-Ruel & Sons
1916 Chicago AIC: #51, as Picking Fruit
1917 Durand-Ruel NY: #17, as Jeune femme cueillant un fruit
1919 Dallas Art Assoc: #7, as Young Women Gathering Fruit
1920 Durand-Ruel NY: #18, as Jeune femme cueillant un fruit
1922b Carnegie Institute: #26, as Two Women in the Garden, lent by Durand-Ruel
1926 Toronto: #50, as Young Women Picking Fruit, lent by the Carnegie Institute
1926--27 Legion of Honor SF: #27, as Young Women Picking Fruit, lent by the Carnegie Institute
1928 Carnegie Institute: #48, as Young Women Picking Fruit
1935a Durand-Ruel NY: #10, as Young Women Picking Fruit, lent by Department of Fine Arts, Carnegie Institute Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1936 Cleveland Museum: #350, as Young Women Picking Fruit
1940 Golden Gate Expo: #1201, ill., as Young Women Picking Fruit, lent by the Carnegie Institute
1951 Dayton OH: no #, as Young Women Picking Fruit
1953 Munson-Williams-Proctor: #20, as Young Women Picking Fruit, lent by the Carnegie Institute
1954 Chicago AIC: #18, as Young Women Picking Fruit
1955 Grand Rapids MI: #4, ill., as Young Women Picking Fruit, lent by the Carnegie Institute
1955 Pennsylvania Academy: #120, ill., as Young Women Picking Fruit, lent by the Carnegie Institute
1957 Detroit Institute: #121, as Young Women Picking Fruit, lent by the Carnegie Institute
1957--58 Carnegie Institute: #75, as Young Women Picking Fruit, lent by the Carnegie Institute
1958--59 Carnegie Institute: #15, ill., as Young Women Picking Fruit, lent by the Carnegie Institute
1959 Four Arts FL: #42, as Young Women Picking Fruit, lent by the Carnegie Institute
1960 Columbia SC: #6, ill., as Young Women Picking Fruit, lent by the Carnegie Institute
1961 Toronto: #8, ill., as Young Women Picking Fruit, lent by the Carnegie Institute
1963--64 Minneapolis: no #, as Young Women Picking Fruit, lent by the Carnegie Institute
1966 Whitney NY: #41, ill., as Young Women Picking Fruit, lent by the Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute
1970 National Gallery DC: #48, ill., as Young Women Picking Fruit, lent by the Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute
1977--78 Whitney NY: no #, pl. 21, ill., as Young Woman Picking Fruit, lent by the Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute
1979 Portland ME: no #, as Young Women Picking Fruit, lent by the Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute
1981 Isetan Japan: #26, ill., as Young Woman Picking Fruit
1983 MFA Boston: #93, ill., as Young Women Picking Fruit, lent by the Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute
1998--99 Chicago AIC: #68, ill., as Young Women Picking Fruit (Jeunes femmes cueillant des fruits), lent by the Carnegie Museum of Arts (Chicago, Boston, Washington)

published references
Marks 1895b: p. 158, as Jeune femme cueillant un fruit
NY Daily Tribune 1895: p. 25, as Jeune femme cueillant un fruit
NY Times 1895b: p. 4, as Young Women Gathering Fruit
NY World 1895: p. 4, as Young Woman Picking Fruit
Critic 1896: p. 117, if this is one of Cassatt's "paintings of ugly women plucking fruit" shown in 1896 Woman's Art Club
NY Evangelist 1896: p. 10, if this is one of Cassatt's three "life-sized paintings" shown in 1896 Woman's Art Club
Revue encyclopédique 1896: p. 852, as Jeune femme cueillant un fruit
Levy 1898: p. 179, as Young Woman Gathering Apples
NY Times Book Review 1899: p. BR750, as Young Woman Plucking Fruit
Sheafer 1899: p. 135, ill., as Young Woman Plucking Fruit
NY Evening Post 1900: p. 21, as Young Woman Gathering Fruit
NY Evening Post 1903: p. 7, as Jeune femme cueillant un fruit
NY Times 1903: p. 7, as Young Woman Plucking a Fruit
Geffroy 1904: p. 8, as Jeunes femmes cueillant des poires
NY Globe 1906: p. 10, as Young Woman Gathering Fruit
NY Herald 1906: n.p., as "a young woman gathering fruit"
Boston Evening Transcript 1909: p. 11, as "No. 12 . . . women in the open air"
American Art News 1917: p. 2, as Jeune femme cueillant un fruit
Redd 1922: p. 319, ill., as Young Women Picking Fruit
Watson 1923: p. 293, ill., as In the Garden
Carnegie Bulletin 1928: p. 12, ill., as Young Women Picking Fruit
Jewell 1935: p. 19, as Young Women Picking Fruit
NY Times 1935: p. 9, as Young Women Picking Fruit
Carnegie Magazine 1940: p. 278, ill., as Young Women Picking Fruit
Saint-Gaudens 1941: p. 188, pl. 36, ill., as Young Women Picking Fruit
Monro and Monro 1948: p. 127, as Young Woman Picking Fruit or Young Women Picking Fruit or Young Woman Plucking Fruit or Two Women in the Garden
O'Connor 1949: p. 134, ill., as Young Women Picking Fruit
Hood 1957: p. 9, ill., as Young Women Picking Fruit
Pierson and Davidson 1960: p. 301, ill., as Women Picking Fruit
Monro and Monro 1964: p. 91, as Women Picking Fruit (Young Women Picking Fruit)
Richardson 1965: p. 280; p. 288, ill., as Young Women Picking Fruit
Carson 1966: pp. 82--83, as Young Women Picking Fruit
Green 1966: p. 384, as Women Picking Fruit
Myers 1966: p. 353, ill., as Young Women Picking Fruit
Sweet 1966: pl. 17, ill.; p. 138, as Young Women Picking Fruit
Pickvance 1973: p. 746, as "197--198"
Hale, N. 1975: p. 105, as Young Woman Picking Fruit
Wilkins 1975: p. 104; p. 107, ill., as Young Women Picking Fruit
Yeh 1976: p. 361, as Young Women Picking Fruit
Henkes 1977: n.p., ill., as Young Women Picking Fruit
Yaegashi and Kashiwa 1978: p. 35; p. 36, ill.
Roudebush 1979: p. 51, ill.; p. 74, as Young Women Picking Fruit
Gerdts 1980: p. 48, as Young Women Picking Fruit
Getlein 1980: p. 98, ill., as Young Woman Picking Fruit
Love 1980: p. 29, ill.; p. 92, as Young Women Picking Fruit
Pollock 1980: pp. 108--09; p. 109, ill., as Women Picking Fruit
Teilman 1981: p. 98, ill; p. 99, as Young Women Picking Fruit
Clark, V. 1982: p. 23, ill., as Young Women Picking Fruit
Stebbins 1983: p. 160; p. 168, ill., as Young Women Picking Fruit
Troyen 1983: p. 316, ill., as Young Women Picking Fruit
Weinberg 1983: p. 31, as Young Women Picking Fruit
Mathews 1984: p. 250n4; p. 251, ill.; p. 335ns2,3, as Young Women Picking Fruit; letter: MC to Homer Saint-Gaudens, December 28, 1922, pp. 334 (facsimile of letter), 335 (transcription of letter), as "the picture you have just bought for your Museum"
Adams 1985: p. 199, ill., as Young Women Picking Fruit
Lindsay 1985: pp. 72, 90, as Young Women Picking Fruit
Gregory and Lyon 1987: pp. 50--51, ill., as Women Picking Fruit
Mathews 1987: pp. 85--86; p. 85, ill.; p. 91, as Young Women Picking Fruit
Higonnet 1992: pp. 182--83, as Young Women Picking Fruit
Strazdes 1992: p. 131, ill., as Young Women Picking Fruit
Hutton 1994: p. 341, ill.; p. 343, as Women Picking Fruit
Mathews 1994: pp. 213--14; p. 214, ill., as Young Women Picking Fruit
Constantino 1995: p. 14, as Women Picking Fruit
Davis 1998: p. 489, as Young Woman Picking Fruit
Pollock 1998: p. 56; p. 57, ill.; p. 58, as Young Women Picking Fruit
Shaw-Eagle 1999: p. D1, ill., as Young Women Picking Fruit
Webster 2004: p. 124; p. 125; p. 127, ill.; p. 131, as Young Women Picking Fruit

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 woman
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 fruit
 outdoors
 sitting
 standing
 dress
 blue
 garden
 white
 flower
 foliage
 hat
 chair
 tree
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