463 (Breeskin 375)
Smiling Sara in a Big Hat Holding Her Dog (No. 2)
Alternate title(s): Child and Dog; Child Holding a Dog; Child with Dog; Enfant et chien; Fillette au chien; Pastel Study
c. 1906--07
Pastel on paper
25 1/2 x 19 1/2 in. (64.77 x 49.53 cm)
Inscribed lower right: Mary Cassatt
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT. Purchased through the gift of James Junius Goodwin (1923.81)

provenance / ownership history
Ambroise Vollard, Paris
Durand-Ruel, Paris, c. 1920--21 (Paris stock #11857, Paris photo #9326)
to Durand-Ruel, New York (N.Y. stock #4554)
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, Connecticut, 1923

exhibition history
1912 Manzi Paris: #97, as Enfant et chien
1932 Addison MA: #18, as Child Holding a Dog, lent by Wadsworth Atheneum
1954 Slater CT: no #, as Child Holding a Dog
1989 Galeries Lafayette Paris: no #, ill., as Child Holding a Dog

published references
Alexandre, A. 1912b: p. xv, as Enfant et chien
Borgmeyer 1913a: p. 407, ill., as Child and Dog
Borgmeyer 1913b: p. 251, ill., as Child and Dog
Wadsworth Atheneum 1923: p. 2, ill., as "pastel by Mary Cassatt"
Colour 1924: p. 6, ill., as Pastel Study
Wadsworth Atheneum 1934: p. 61, ill., as Child Holding a Dog
Norwich Bulletin 1954: n.p., as Child with Dog
Wadsworth Atheneum 1958: p. 146, ill., as Child Holding a Dog
Monro and Monro 1964: p. 91, as Child Holding a Dog

commentary

Counterproofs after this work exist.

PAI

Smiling Sara in a Big Hat Holding Her Dog (No. 2), c. 1900-1901, pastel counterproof on Japan paper, ? in. (? cm). (Photograph provided by Adelson Galleries, New York, N.Y.) [view all counterproofs]
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