356 (Breeskin 389)
Sara and Her Mother with the Baby (No. 3)
Alternate title(s): En famille; L'heureuse mère; Maternité; Sara et sa mère avec le bébe; Sara and Her Mother with the Baby
1901
Pastel on paper
28 3/8 x 36 1/4 in. (72.07 x 92.07 cm)
Inscribed lower right: Mary Cassatt/Mary Cassatt
Private collection

provenance / ownership history
Likely with Ambroise Vollard, Paris
HĂ´tel Drouot, Paris, March 17, 1928, #1, ill., as En famille
Marcel BĂ©nard, Paris
to Bénard estate sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, February 23, 1931, #6, ill., as Maternité
to A. M. Loeb
Georges Bernheim
to Bernheim sale, Galerie Jean Charpentier, Paris, June 7, 1935, #1, ill., as L'heureuse mère
private collection, United States
Henry Potez
to Potez estate sale, Paris-Drouot Montaigne, Paris, March 19, 1996, #8, ill., as Sara et sa mère avec le bébé
to Adelson Galleries, New York
to private collection, 2004

exhibition history
1996 Adelson Galleries NY: #3, as Sara and Her Mother with the Baby
1999 Guarisco DC: #35, ill., as Sara and Her Mother with the Baby
2003 Adelson Galleries NY: #46, ill., as Sara and Her Mother with the Baby

published references
Art News 1928d: p. 20, as En famille
Monda 1928a: p. 426, as En famille
Monda 1928b: p. 439, ill., as En famille
Reyliane 1928a: p. 327, ill., as En famille
Art News 1929c: p. 2, as "pastel"
Edouard-Joseph 1930: p. 251, as En famille
Fage 1930: p. 216, as En famille
Chronique des arts 1931: p. 6, ill., as Maternité
Revue de l'art 1931: p. 186, ill., as Maternité
Lefranc 1996: p. 71, ill., as Sara et sa mère avec le bébé

commentary

Counterproofs after this work exist.

Henry Potez (1891–1981), a French aircraft industrialist, likely amassed his art collection between the two World Wars.[1]

PAI

[1] Cécile Lefranc, "Une collection tombée du ciel," Connaissance des arts (March 1996), p. 71.

Sara and Her Mother with the Baby (No. 3), c.1897, pastel counterproof on Japan paper, ? in. (? cm). (Photograph provided by Adelson Galleries, New York, N.Y.) [view all counterproofs]
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