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The Coiffure

Color print of a light-skinned woman sitting in front of a mirror in a red- and white-striped plushy chair, pulling her brown hair into a bun. Her breasts and torso are visible in the reflected image, while a white cloth covers her legs.
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  • Color print of a light-skinned woman sitting in front of a mirror in a red- and white-striped plushy chair, pulling her brown hair into a bun. Her breasts and torso are visible in the reflected image, while a white cloth covers her legs.

Date:

1890–91

Artist:

Mary Cassatt (American, 1844-1926)
printed with Leroy (French, active 1876-1900)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Mary Cassatt

Title

The Coiffure

Origin

United States

Date

Made 1890–1891

Medium

Color aquatint with drypoint from three plates, on ivory laid paper

Dimensions

365 × 267 mm (image/plate); 433 × 330 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Mr. and Mrs. Martin A. Ryerson Collection

Reference Number

1932.1284

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