567 (Breeskin 528)
Françoise Holding a Little Black Dog
Alternate title(s): Child Holding a Dog; Child Holding a Little Dog; Fillette tenant son chien; Fillette tenant son petit chien; Fillette tenant un petit chien; Fillette tenant un petit chien noir; Girl Holding a Small Dog; Girl Holding Dog; Little Girl Holding a Dog; The Little Girl and Her Little Black Dog
c. 1909
Oil on canvas
24 x 19 1/2 in. (60.96 x 49.53 cm)
Inscribed lower right: Mary Cassatt
Last known with A. J. Kollar Fine Paintings, Seattle, Washington, 1998

provenance / ownership history
From the artist
to Durand-Ruel, Paris, May 10, 1909 (Paris stock #9016, Paris photo #6435)
to Durand-Ruel, New York, December 7, 1910 (N.Y. stock #3401), until at least 1937
Durand-Ruel family
Harry Spiro, New York
to Coe Kerr Gallery, New York
to William Beadleston Inc., May 16, 1988
to private collection; did not sell when offered at Christie's, New York, December 4, 1997, #40, ill.
A. J. Kollar Fine Paintings, Seattle, Washington, by 1998

exhibition history
1911 Durand-Ruel NY: no cat. located
1914 Carnegie Institute: #49, as Child Holding a Little Dog
1914 City Art St Louis: #14, ill., as Child Holding a Little Dog, lent by Durand-Ruel
1915 Albright Buffalo: #36, as Little Girl Holding a Dog
1917 Durand-Ruel NY: #1, as Fillette tenant un petit chien
1920 Durand-Ruel NY: #2, as Fillette tenant un petit chien
1930b Durand-Ruel NY: #2, as Fillette tenant un petit chien
1931 McClees PA: #3, as Fillette tenant un petit chien
1933--34 City Art St Louis: #18, as Little Girl Holding a Dog, lent by Durand-Ruel
1937 Arden Gallery NY: #28, as Fillette tenant un petit chien, lent by Durand-Ruel
1937 Sterner Galleries NY: #3, as Fillette tenant son chien

published references
Mellerio 1910: p. 74, ill., as Fillette tenant un petit chien noir
NY Evening Post 1914: p. 9, as "young girl holding a small dog"
Townsend 1914a: p. 2, as "two examples"
American Art News 1917: p. 2, as Fillette tenant un petit chien
Current Opinion 1917: p. 426, ill., as The Little Girl and Her Little Black Dog
Goodrich 1929: p. X13, as "portrait of a girl with a dog"
Monro and Monro 1948: p. 125, as Child Holding a Dog
Pollack 1998: p. 98, as Françoise Holding a Little Black Dog

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