87 (Breeskin 96)
Profile Portrait of Lydia Cassatt
Alternate title(s): Automne; Autumn; Autumn (L'automne); L'automne; L'automne or Portrait de Mademoiselle C. (Lydia Cassatt); Mademoiselle C.; ?\Mlle C . . .; Mlle C. T.; Portrait de Lydia Cassatt, ou L'automne; Profile Portrait of Lydia; Profile Portrait of Lydia Cassatt (The Artist's Sister)
1880
Oil on canvas
36 1/4 x 25 1/2 in. (92.07 x 64.77 cm)
Inscribed lower right: Mary Cassatt
Musée du Petit Palais, Paris, France

provenance / ownership history
From the artist
to the Musée du Petit Palais, Paris, 1923

exhibition history
1881 Impressionist Exh: #3, as L'automne
1933 Arts Décoratifs Paris: #83, as Mademoiselle C., lent by Palais de Beaux-Arts de la ville de Paris
1953 Petit Palais Paris: #396, ill., as Mlle C. T.
1981 Isetan Japan: #15, ill., as Profile Portrait of Lydia Cassatt
1983 Detroit Institute: #137, ill., as Profile Portrait of Lydia Cassatt
1993 Marmottan: #2, ill., as L'automne or Portrait de Mademoiselle C. (Lydia Cassatt), lent by the Musée du Petit Palais, Paris
1998--99 Chicago AIC: #29, ill., as Autumn (L'automne), lent by the Musée du Petit Palais, Paris (Chicago, Boston, Washington)
2002 Lausanne: #9, ill., as Portrait de Lydia Cassatt, ou L'automne, lent by Musée des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris

published references
de Charry 1881: p. 334 in Berson, as L'automne
de Montagnac 1881: p. 361 in Berson, as Automne
Ephrussi 1881: p. 338 in Berson, as "la femme enveloppée d'un cachemire des Indes"
Geffroy 1881: p. 343 in Berson, as Automne
Hoschedé 1881: p. 348 in Berson, as "dame au cachemire indien rayé"
Michel 1881: p. 359 in Berson, as Automne
NY Evening Post 1881: p. 4, as L'automne
Penguin 1881: p. 153, as Automne
Trianon 1881: p. 367 in Berson, as L'automne
Pickvance 1973: p. 746, as "Nos. 94--96"
Yaegashi and Kashiwa 1978: p. 5; p. 6, ill.
Roudebush 1979: p. 27, ill.; p. 38, as Profile Portrait of Lydia Cassatt
Pollock 1980: pp. 67, 82; p. 83, ill., as Profile Portrait of Lydia
Huntington et al 1983: pp. 217--18; p. 217, ill., as Profile Portrait of Lydia Cassatt
Flint, K. 1984: p. 42, as L'automne
Wissman 1986: p. 353, as "Breeskin 96"
Havemeyer, L. 1993: pp. 340n408, 343n441, as Profile Portrait of Lydia Cassatt
Constantino 1995: p. 32, ill., as Profile Portrait of Lydia
Gruitrooy 1996: p. 28, ill.; p. 32, ill. (detail); p. 33, as Profile Portrait of Lydia Cassatt (The Artist's Sister)
Pollock 1998: p. 129, as one of "[figs.] 108--34" [margin note]; p. 153, ill., as Autumn

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 blue
 dress
 stripes
 looking left
 bench
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 autumn
 foliage
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