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Mother's Goodnight Kiss

Pastel drawing of a seated woman wearing a brown dress, holding and kissing her young child, who is dressed in blue and sucking her fingers.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • Pastel drawing of a seated woman wearing a brown dress, holding and kissing her young child, who is dressed in blue and sucking her fingers.

Date:

1888

Artist:

Mary Cassatt
American, 1844-1926

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Artist

Mary Cassatt

Title

Mother's Goodnight Kiss

Origin

United States

Date

1888

Medium

Pastel on blue-gray wove paper (faded to tan), mounted on canvas, on a strainer

Inscriptions

Signed recto, upper left: "Mary Cassatt"

Dimensions

840 x 738 mm

Credit Line

Gift of Honoré and Potter Palmer

Reference Number

1922.421

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