340 (Breeskin 986)
Study of Sara
Alternate title(s): Portrait d'enfant; Sara
1900--01
Pastel on paper
17 3/8 x 14 3/4 in. (44.13 x 37.47 cm)
Inscribed lower right: Mary Cassatt
Richard Schillay

provenance / ownership history
Likely with Ambroise Vollard, Paris
Galerie Motte, Geneva, Switzerland, July 1--3, 1971, #15, ill., as Portrait d'enfant
to Adolphe Stein, Crans-sur-Sierre, Switzerland, and Paris, France, either directly from above sale or shortly after that sale
to Stein sale, Christie's, Paris, March 22, 2007, #354, ill., as Sara
Richard Schillay, New York, by 2008

exhibition history
1993 Marmottan: #13, ill., as Sara, lent by Mr. and Mrs. Adolphe Stein, Switzerland

published references
no known literary references

commentary

Counterproofs after this work exist.

Adolphe Stein collected and sold Old Master drawings.

The Breeskin catalogue raisonné (1970) contained only 943 works. All Breeskin numbers above 943 listed on this site were created by the Mary Cassatt Catalogue Raisonné Committee for record-keeping purposes and do not correspond to works in the Breeskin catalogue.

PAI

Study of Sara, c.1900-1901, pastel counterproof on Japan paper, 19 5/8 x 17 1/4 in. (49.8 x 43.8 cm). (Photograph provided by Adelson Galleries, New York, N.Y.) [view all counterproofs]
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