464 (Breeskin 377)
Sara in a Large Flowered Hat, Looking Right, Holding Her Dog
Alternate title(s): Petite fille au chien; Sarah [sic] tenant son chien, ou petite fille au chien; Sara in Large Flowered Hat, Looking Right, Holding Her Dog
c. 1906--07
Pastel on paper
27 5/8 x 21 5/8 in. (70.17 x 54.93 cm)
Inscribed lower right: Mary Cassatt
Diane B. Wilsey

provenance / ownership history
Ambroise Vollard, Paris; placed on deposit at Durand-Ruel, Paris, for 1908 exhibition (Paris deposit #11390, Paris photo #6279)
Ader Picard Tajan, Paris, April 9, 1987, #42, ill., as Sarah [sic] tenant son chien, ou petite fille au chien
Berry-Hill Galleries, New York
private collection, by 1991
Masco Corporation, Taylor, Michigan, by 1993
to Adelson Galleries, New York, by 1996
to private collection, Atlanta, Georgia, 1996; did not sell when offered at Christie's, New York, December 5, 2002, #37, ill.
to Berry-Hill Galleries, New York, by 2004
to Diane B. Wilsey, San Francisco, California, 2005

exhibition history
1908 Durand-Ruel Paris: #40, as Petite fille au chien, lent by M. A[mbroise] V[ollard]
1996 Adelson Galleries NY: #5, as Sara in a Large Flowered Hat, Looking Right, Holding Her Dog

published references
Melikian 1987: p. 8, as "portrait of a young girl seated, holding her pet dog"
Berry-Hill 1988: p. 120; p. 121, ill., as Sara in a Large Flowered Hat, Looking Right, Holding Her Dog
Berry-Hill 2004: n.p., as Sara in Large Flowered Hat, Looking Right, Holding Her Dog

commentary

Sara in a Large Flowered Hat, Looking Right, Holding Her Dog, c.1901, pastel counterproof on Japan paper, 26 1/4 x 22 in. (66.5 x 55.8 cm). (Photograph provided by Adelson Galleries, New York, N.Y.) [view all counterproofs]

 

Sara in a Large Flowered Hat, Looking Right, Holding Her Dog, c.1901, pastel counterproof on Japan paper, 26 1/4 x 22 in. (66.5 x 55.8 cm). (Photograph provided by Adelson Galleries, New York, N.Y.) [view all counterproofs]
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