Details
Mary Cassatt (1844-1926)
Louisine Peters
signed 'Mary Cassatt' (upper right)
pastel on paper
17 ¼ x 21 18 in. (43.8 x 53.6 cm.)
Executed circa 1900.

PROVENANCE
The artist.
Samuel T. and Adaline Elder Peters, New York and Islip, New York, the sitter's parents, acquired from the above.
(Probably) Louisine Peters Weekes (later Mrs. Alexandre Tcherepnine), New York and Paris, France, by descent.
Adaline Hathaway Weekes Scully, Islip, New York, by descent.
Peter Tcherepnine, New York, half-brother of the above, by descent.
Christie's, New York, 7 December 1984, lot 120 (as Louisine Elder (Mrs. Samuel T.) Peters), sold by the above.
Sandy and Karen Blatt, New Brunswick, New Jersey, acquired from the above.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.


EXHIBITED
San Francisco, California, Pascal de Sarthe Gallery, XIX Century Works of Art, April 23-May 30, 1986, no. 8, illustrated (as Louisine Elder).
New York,Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc., Painters in Pastel: A Survey of American Works, April 25-June 5, 1987, p. 48, no. 41, illustrated (as Portrait of Louisine Elder (Mrs. Samuel T. Peters)).
Shelburne, Vermont, Shelburne Museum and Washington, D.C., National Museum of Women in the Arts, Mary Cassatt: Friends and Family, June 21, 2008-January 25, 2009, p. 32, fig. 32, illustrated.

LITERATURE
F. Weitzenhoffer, The Havemeyers: Impressionism Comes to America, New York, 1986, p. 173, no. 132, illustrated.
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