423 (Breeskin 397)
Heads of Reine and of Margot
Alternate title(s): Mère et fillette; Reine and Margot
c. 1903--04
Pastel on paper
25 x 19 1/4 in. (63.5 x 48.9 cm)
Inscribed lower right: Mary Cassatt
Adelson Galleries, New York, and Marc Rosen Fine Art, New York

provenance / ownership history
Likely with Ambroise Vollard, Paris
Hôtel Drouot, Paris, May 29, 1952, #89, ill., as Mère et fillette
Newhouse Galleries, New York, by 1967
Martin Kodner, St. Louis, Missouri
to Newhouse Galleries, New York, and Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, 1979
to Graham Gallery, New York, 1980
Thomas J. Watson Jr., Greenwich, Connecticut, 1980
to private collection, by descent
to Adelson Galleries, New York, and Marc Rosen Fine Art, New York, 2007

exhibition history
1979 Hirschl & Adler NY: #11b, as Heads of Reine and of Margot
2006 Adelson Galleries NY: #16, ill., as Reine and Margot

published references
no known literary references

commentary

Counterproofs after this work exist.

PAI

Heads of Reine and of Margot, c.1902, pastel counterproof on Japan paper, 25 1/8 x 20 1/2 in. (63.8 x 52 cm). (Photograph provided by Adelson Galleries, New York, N.Y.) [view all counterproofs]
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