312 (Breeskin 342)
Baby Getting Up from His Nap
Alternate title(s): Arising of Baby; Baby Arises; Getting Up Baby; Le lever de bébé; Morning Bath; Morning Bath (Mother and Child); Morning Cares; Mother and Child; Mother and Child (Baby Getting Up from His Nap); The Arising of Baby; The Baby's Awakening; The Morning Toilet
1899
Oil on canvas
36 1/2 x 29 in. (92.71 x 73.66 cm)
Inscribed lower left: Mary Cassatt
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1909

provenance / ownership history
From the artist
to Durand-Ruel, Paris, November 1899 (Paris stock #5510, Paris photo #1422)
to Durand-Ruel, New York, 1900 (N.Y. stock #2306)
to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1909

exhibition history
1900--01 Carnegie Institute: #33, ill., as Baby Arises
1901 Pan Am Buffalo: #105, as The Morning Bath
1901 Pennsylvania Academy: #124, as Baby Arises
1901--02 South Carolina: #104, as Morning Bath, lent by Durand-Ruel
1902b Copley Boston: #116, as Le lever de bébé, lent by Durand-Ruel and Sons
1903 Durand-Ruel NY: #7, as Le lever de bébé
1905b Art Club Philadelphia: #176, ill., as Mother and Child
1906 Cincinnati Museum: #91, ill., as Le lever de bébé, lent by Durand-Ruel
1908a Carnegie Institute: #19, ill., as Morning Cares
1941--42 Baltimore Museum: #48, as Mother and Child, lent by the Metropolitan Museum of Art
1948 Saginaw: no #, as Mother and Child
1967 Parrish NY: #8, ill., as Mother and Child, lent by the Metropolitan Museum of Art
1970 National Gallery DC: #63, ill., as Baby Getting Up from His Nap, lent by the Metropolitan Museum of Art
1977--78 Whitney NY: no #, pl. 10, ill., as Baby Getting Up from His Nap, lent by the Metropolitan Museum of Art
1978 MFA Boston: #27, ill., as Baby Getting Up from His Nap, lent by the Metropolitan Museum of Art

published references
Philadelphia Inquirer 1900a: p. 4, as The Arising of Baby
Philadelphia Inquirer 1900b: p. 4, as The Arising of Baby
NY Sun 1901: p. 3, as "attractive work [by] Miss Cassatt"
Philadelphia Inquirer 1901: p. 11, as "the Mary Cassatt"
Wright, M.E. 1901: p. 260, ill., as Baby Arises
Mauclair 1902: p. 184, ill., as Le lever de bébé
Mauclair 1903: p. 157, ill., as Getting Up Baby
NY Times 1903: p. 7, as The Baby's Awakening
Cary 1905: p. 3, as Le lever de bébé
Isham 1905: p. 412, fig. 89, ill., as Mother and Child
American Art News 1906a: p. 2, as Mother and Child
International Studio 1906: p. liv, ill., as Le lever de bébé
Knaufft 1907: p. 702, ill., as The Morning Toilet
Cary 1909: p. 28, as Le lever de bébé
Met Museum NY 1909: p. 53; p. 54, ill., as Mother and Child
NY Evening Post 1909: p. 7, as "baby lying on its mother's lap"
NY Sun 1909b: p. 7, as Mother and Child
NY Times 1909b: p. 8, as Mother and Child
Good Housekeeping 1910: p. 145, ill., as Mother and Child
Isham 1910: p. 413, fig. 89, ill., as Mother and Child
Borgmeyer 1913a: p. 215; p. 224, ill., as Mother and Child
Borgmeyer 1913b: p. 149; p. 158, ill., as Mother and Child
Borgmeyer 1913d: p. 215; p. 224, ill., as Mother and Child (Metropolitan)
Met Museum NY 1913: p. 79, ill., as Mother and Child
Hoeber 1914: n.p., as Mother and Child
Wright, W. 1915: p. 529, as "a typical work"
Bryant 1920: following p. 208, fig. 161, ill.; p. 210, as Morning Bath
Burroughs, B. 1922: p. 55, as Mother and Child
Hallowell 1926: p. 273, ill., as Mother and Child
Literary Digest 1926: p. 26, ill.
Isham 1927: p. 412, fig. 89, ill., as Mother and Child
Modern Review 1927: p. 171, ill., as "[o]ne of Mary Cassatt's portrait of a child"
Shaw 1927: p. 92, ill., as Mother and Child
Neuhaus 1931: p. 168, ill., as Mother and Child
Life 1942: p. 56, ill., as Mother and Child
Monro and Monro 1948: p. 125, as Baby Arises or Morning Bath or Mother and Child or Le lever de bébé
Wechsler 1953: n.p., ill., as Mother and Child
Shapiro 1978: p. 7, ill., as Baby Getting Up from His Nap
Taylor, R. 1978: n.p., ill., as Baby Getting Up from His Nap
Munro 1979: p. 69, ill., as Mother and Child
Getlein 1980: p. 116, ill., as Baby Getting Up from His Nap
Love 1980: p. 89, ill.; p. 122, as Baby Getting Up from His Nap
Lindsay 1985: p. 90, as Baby Arises; p. 91, as Mother and Child
Spassky 1985: pp. 644--46; p. 645, ill., as Mother and Child (Baby Getting Up from His Nap)
Pollock 1998: p. 195, as Baby Getting Up from His Nap
Weinberg 2004: p. 20, as Mother and Child (Baby Getting Up from His Nap)

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 baby
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 child
 sitting
 bed
 chair
 table
 tea
 cup
 fruit
 yellow
 dress
 green
 woman
 nude
 bathing
 interior
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