Mary Cassatt. 1845-1926.
Margot Wearing a Bonnet, No. 1. c. 1902. Drypoint printed in colors. Breeskin 179. 9 1/8 x 6 1/2 (sheet 15 x 11). Unsigned. Posthumous printing on white wove paper with full margins. Housed in a stunning archival French mat and an elegant 17 1/2 x 13 1/2-inch gold leaf frame. $3,500.
Mary Cassatt is best known for her portrayals of mothers and children. This is one of the many studies of young girls Cassatt painted around the turn of the century. Margot Lux, a child from the village near Cassatt’s country home, was the model, as she was for almost fifty works by the artist.
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