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The Manicure (Les Ongles)

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The Manicure (Les Ongles)

ca. 1904
20th century
212 x 151 mm (8.3 x 5.9 in.)

Mary Cassatt, American, (1844–1926)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Drypoint on laid paper
State: First of two states
Print impression quality: Very good; drypoint burr slightly worn (hair and left shoulder), even plate tone
Marks: Signed in pencil on image, lower right: “Mary Cassatt”
Bibliography: Breeskin 199 i/ii (but in Breeskin reproduction, signature is lower left).
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1937
Accession Number: 1937.D1.81

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  • children (people by age group) - People in the earliest developmental stage of life. [August 1996 related term added. February 1995 descriptor changed, was "children". September 1993 related term added. November 1992 alternate term added. February 1991 scope note added.]
  • domestic genre
  • genre - Use for pictorial representations, which may be in various media, that represent scenes or events from everyday life; usually used with another term such as "paintings" or "prints." [April 1991 descriptor moved.]

  • plate Dimensions: 212 x 151 mm (8.3 x 5.9 in.)

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