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Au Louvre : La peinture (Mary Cassatt): P.28-1978

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Au Louvre : La peinture (Mary Cassatt)
Translated as: Mary Cassatt at the Louvre: The Paintings Gallery


Degas, Edgar (Printmaker)


History note: Purchased by A.S.F. Gow from the Redfern Gallery, 1959, £20

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Through the National Art Collections Fund

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1978-03) by Gow, A. S. F.


Circa 1879 - 1880


Impression from the cancelled plate (after state 20)

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People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper Plate Height 303 mm Width 126 mm
Sheet Height 326 mm Width 250 mm

Techniques used in production

Aquatint Soft-ground etching Drypoint Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Degas
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Stamp

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.28-1978
Primary reference Number: 1671
Adhémar/Cachin: 54
Reed/Shapiro: 52
Delteil: 29
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 14 January 2021 Last processed: Saturday 27 March 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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