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Mother Berthe Holding Her Child

A work made of drypoint on cream wove paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of drypoint on cream wove paper.


c. 1889


Mary Cassatt
American, 1844-1926

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Mary Cassatt


Mother Berthe Holding Her Child


United States (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1889


Drypoint on cream wove paper


Image: 22 × 14.4 cm (8 11/16 × 5 11/16 in.); Plate: 23.6 × 15.9 cm (9 5/16 × 6 5/16 in.); Sheet: 36.7 × 26.2 cm (14 1/2 × 10 3/8 in.)

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The Joseph Brooks Fair Collection

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