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WORKS IN THE CATALOGUE
catalogue number
MCCR  |  Breeskin
• Each work in this catalogue has been assigned a new Mary Cassatt Catalogue Raisonné (MCCR) number in addition to the Breeskin catalogue raisonné number.
• Some of the works in the Breeskin catalogue do not appear in the Mary Cassatt Catalogue Raisonné. The Mary Cassatt Catalogue Raisonné also includes a number of works that are not found in the Breeskin catalogue.
• There is no MCCR number above 682 and no Breeskin number above 1283.
• To view a Concordance of Breeskin and MCCR numbers, click here.
title or alternate title
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•Works that appear in the Breeskin catalogue raisonné retain their Breeskin titles in the Mary Cassatt Catalogue Raisonné. Works that do not appear in Breeskin generally appear in the Mary Cassatt Catalogue Raisonné under the titles provided by their current owners.
• Use this box to search for words in all titles under which the work is known to have appeared over the years.
• The majority of titles are in English, but some are in French, Spanish, Italian, German, and other languages. When searching for a title, it is not necessary to type in accent marks.
• To view an alphabetical list of all titles, click here.
full year (0000)
  between 1866 & 1915
• If the date of a given work falls within a range of years, e.g. 1890–93, the work may be found by searching 1890, but not by searching 1891, 1892, or 1893. In certain cases, it may be advisable to search for a work within the Decade scroll-down menu (below).
• Since many of the works in this catalogue have recently been redated, dates may differ from those in the Breeskin catalogue raisonné.
• To view the entire catalogue chronologically, click here.
decade
• If the date of a work straddles two decades, e.g. 1899–1901, the work may be found in 1890–99, but not in 1900–09.
• To view the entire catalogue chronologically, click here.
medium(s)
Selecting a more specific search term in this scroll-down menu, i.e. "oil on board" instead of "oil," will narrow the search.
dimensions
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owner (past/present)
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• The ownership history of a work may be searched by various terms: owner, location, date, or stock number.
• An owner may be an individual (James E. Lewis), a gallery (Durand-Ruel), a museum (Art Institute of Chicago), an auction house (Sotheby's), or a private collection.
• Entering the name of a place (Philadelphia) will yield all owners located in Philadelphia and all works sold in that city.
• Entering a date (1895) will yield every work bought or sold that year.
• Entering a stock number (#3213) will yield a particular sale record.
present location
Select the name of a city, state, or country from the scroll-down menu to view all of the works currently belonging to owners in that location. In many cases, the present location of a work may be unsearchable out of consideration for the privacy of the current owner.
commentary
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The commentaries on Cassatt's works discuss such topics as visual composition, Cassatt's stylistic development and influences, and the collectors and collecting of her work. Search this field for descriptive words such as "Rococo," "Spanish," or "yellow"; for names such as "Gauguin," "Louisine Havemeyer," or the "Armory Show"; for key words such as “children," "collector," or "model."
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EXHIBITIONS
venue
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• Searching the Venue box will yield only the names of exhibition sites: museums, galleries, or other exhibition halls. For example, searching “Chicago” in the Venue box will yield Art Institute of Chicago, but not the World’s Columbian Exposition which took place in Chicago. To search for all exhibitions mounted in a given location, use the scroll-down menus below to search by city, state, or country.
• Do not abbreviate, i.e., use Museum of Fine Arts instead of MFA.
• To view a full exhibition list arranged alphabetically by venue, click here.
exhibition title
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• Use this box to search for any or all words in the titles of exhibitions. Entering a less specific search term will widen the search. For example entering “impression” will yield “Impressionism,” “Impressionniste,” “Post-Impressionist,” etc.
• To view a full exhibition list arranged alphabetically by venue, click here.
• To view a full exhibition list by date, click here.
full year (0000)
  from 1868 to present
• If the dates of an exhibition straddle more than one year, searching for any of those years will bring up that exhibition in the search results.
• To view a full exhibition list by date, click here.
decade
• If the date of an exhibition straddles two decades, e.g. 1899–1901, the work may be found in 1890–99, but not in 1900–09.
• To view a full exhibition list by date, click here.
city
state
country

LITERATURE
author or editor
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To view a full literature list arranged alphabetically by author, click here.
article title
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Use this box to search for any or all words in the titles of newspaper and journal articles. To search book titles or titles of specific newspapers and journals (New York Times), use the Book, Newspaper, and Journal Titles box (below).
full year (0000)
  from 1868 to present
To view a full literature list by date, click here.
decade
To view a full literature list by date, click here.
publisher
This scroll-down menu provides a complete list of all publishers found in the Mary Cassatt Catalogue Raisonné database. If a particular publisher does not appear in this list, the Committee has not yet found any reference to the works of Mary Cassatt in any publication from that institution.
newspaper
This scroll-down menu provides a complete list of all newspapers found in the Mary Cassatt Catalogue Raisonné database. If a particular newspaper does not appear in this list, the Committee has not yet found any reference to the works of Mary Cassatt in any article in that newspaper.
journal
• This scroll-down menu provides a complete list of all journals found in the Mary Cassatt Catalogue Raisonné database. If a particular journal does not appear in this list, the Committee has not yet found any reference to the works of Mary Cassatt in any article in that journal.
book, newspaper,
and journal titles 
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• Use this box to search for words in the titles of all books, newspapers, and journals in the Mary Cassatt Catalogue Raisonné database. For example, searching “Paris” will yield the book Americans in Paris 1860–1900, the newspaper New York Herald (Paris), and the journal La revue de Paris, among other results.
• To search for words in the titles of newspaper and journal articles, use the Article Title search box (above).
   
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