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The Banjo Lesson.

  • ARTIST: Mary Cassatt

  • MEDIUM: Multi-plate color drypoint and soft ground,

    DATE: 1894.

  • EDITION SIZE: Edition unknown. Image size 11 1/2 x 9 3/16" (29.3 x 23.4 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Signed in pencil lower right. Fourth state of four. Printed from two plates. From Mathews and Shapiro "It is worth noting the attention that Cassatt lavished on this subject: The Boston Museum's preparatory study in pastel, the grand finished pastel and a counterproof. . . ."


  • CONDITION: Very good condition, save for small pinhole in left margin plate edge. Wonderful original printed color with hand embellishments.

  • REFERENCE: Mary Cassatt: A Catalogue Raisonne of the Graphic Breeskin #156. Mathews & Shapiro #16.