412 (Breeskin 993)
Bust Length Sketch of Margot in a Big Hat and a Red Dress
Alternate title(s): Margot in Big Bonnet and Red Dress
1903
Pastel on paper
21 1/2 x 16 3/4 in. (54.61 x 42.54 cm)
Inscribed upper left: Mary Cassatt
Last known when offered at Sotheby's, New York, 2000

provenance / ownership history
Likely with Ambroise Vollard, Paris
Edward Speelman, London
Kennedy Galleries, New York
to Arthur and Holly Magill, Greenville, South Carolina, 1979
to Sotheby's, New York, November 30, 2000, #24, ill., as Margot in Big Bonnet and Red Dress

exhibition history
1989 Greenville SC: no #; no further information

published references
Berman 2001b: n.p., as Margot in Big Bonnet and Red Dress

commentary

Counterproofs after this work exist.

Edward Speelman (1910–1994) sold works of art in Zurich and London.

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

Bust Length Sketch of Margot in a Big Hat and a Red Dress, c.1902-03, pastel counterproof on Japan paper, 23 1/2 x 19 in. (59.7 x 48.3 cm). (Photograph provided by Adelson Galleries, New York, N.Y.) [view all counterproofs]
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