75 3583 Cassatt M 1844 1926
75/3583 Cassatt, M. (1844-1926). The Banjo Lesson. Col. drypoint and softground etching, ±1893, 29,5x24,7 cm., signed "Mary Cassatt" in pencil, printed on laid paper w. "Van der Ley" watermark.

- Professionally restored and cleaned copy: doubled, closed tears and flattened creases and folds (still visible). Three stains in right margin, 1x within the plate-mark just touching the neck of the banjo and 1x touching the plate-mark; some (dust) soiling; ample margins on all sides, right blank margin cut sl. irregularly.

= Very rare. Breeskin 156, the 4th and final state: "Some impressions have color added by hand, such as some of the rose dots on the skirt and strokes of rose on the sleeves" (as in our copy). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE VIII.

€ (2.000-3.000) 13000