339 (Breeskin 435)
Simone in a Round-backed Upholstered Chair
Alternate title(s): Blond-haired Little Girl; Ellen Mary Cassatt; Mistress Mary Ellen Cassatt
1900--01
Pastel on paper
19 3/4 x 17 1/4 in. (50.17 x 43.81 cm)
Inscribed lower right: Mary Cassatt
Gale Meltzer Brudner

provenance / ownership history
Likely with Ambroise Vollard, Paris
Lilienfeld Galleries, New York, c. late 1940s
M. R. Schweitzer, New York, 1962, until at least 1969
private collection, c. early 1970s
to Gale Meltzer Brudner, by descent

exhibition history
1962 Dartmouth: no #, as Blond-haired Little Girl
1965 Schweitzer NY: #2, as Ellen Mary Cassatt
1965 Univ NM: #5, ill., as Mistress Mary Ellen Cassatt, lent by Schweitzer Gallery

published references
no known literary references

commentary

Counterproofs after this work exist.

PAI

Simone in a Round-Backed Upholstered Chair, c.1903, pastel counterproof on Japan paper, 18 7/8 x 18 1/8 in. (48 x 46 cm). (Photograph provided by Adelson Galleries, New York, N.Y.) [view all counterproofs]
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