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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
[HD] Historic Deerfield; [MH] Mount Holyoke College Art Museum; [MH SK] The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College; [SC] Smith College Museum of Art; [UM] University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst

 


Maker(s):Cassatt, Mary
Culture:American (1844-1926), active in France
Title:The Parrot
Date Made:ca. 1891
Type:Print
Materials:Drypoint
Place Made:France
Measurements:Mat: 20 in x 16 1/16 in; 50.8 cm x 40.8 cm; Sheet: 13 in x 8 9/16 in; 33 cm x 21.7 cm; Plate/Image: 8 1/8 in x 5 11/16 in; 20.6 cm x 14.4 cm
Narrative Inscription:  Signature: Obverse: lwr. r. of sheet (in pencil): Mary Cassatt / Inscription (in pencil):pr -- (illegible) L'essai (?); lwr. r. (in pencil): E 1062 21.10; lwr. r. (in pencil):5; lwr. r. of image (in blue ink): collector's mark of HH (or HII) in a circle. Reverse: ctr. l (in black ink): collector's mark of RH in a circle; (in pencil): 29 (underlined). Obverse of mat: lwr. r. (in pencil): Mary Cassatt 1894-1926 / The Parrot c. 1891 / Breeskin 138 V/VII / Provenance: Robert Hartshorne (died 1945) Lugt 22156
Accession Number:  MH 2008.7.3
Credit Line:Purchase with the Henry Rox Memorial Fund for the Acquisition of Work by Contemporary Women Artists
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Description:
Seated figure of a woman with a parrot.

Tags:
architecture; buildings; ancient; columns; ruins; temples; people; international

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