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Reading the Newspaper, No. 2

A work made of soft ground etching and aquatint on cream laid paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of soft ground etching and aquatint on cream laid paper.


c. 1883


Mary Cassatt
American, 1844-1926

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Mary Cassatt


Reading the Newspaper, No. 2


United States (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1883


Soft ground etching and aquatint on cream laid paper


Image/plate: 13.5 × 16.5 cm (5 3/8 × 6 1/2 in.); Sheet: 23.6 × 31.7 cm (9 5/16 × 12 1/2 in.)

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Through prior gifts of Stanley Field, Katharine Kuh, Potter Palmer II, and Marjorie H. Watkins

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