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Maternal Caress

Mixed-media print of a woman in a white dress sitting on a patterned couch holding a naked baby, with a bed in the background, and an inscription in the lower right side.
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  • Mixed-media print of a woman in a white dress sitting on a patterned couch holding a naked baby, with a bed in the background, and an inscription in the lower right side.

Date:

1890–91

Artist:

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

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Artist

Mary Cassatt

Title

Maternal Caress

Origin

United States

Date

Made 1890–1891

Medium

Color aquatint with drypoint from three plates, partially printed à la poupée, on ivory laid paper

Dimensions

368 × 268 mm (image/plate); 432 × 301 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Mr. and Mrs. Martin A. Ryerson Collection

Reference Number

1932.1288

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