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image of Children Playing on the Beach Mary Cassatt (artist)
American, 1844 - 1926
Children Playing on the Beach, 1884
oil on canvas
overall: 97.4 x 74.2 cm (38 3/8 x 29 3/16 in.) framed: 117.5 x 94 x 6.4 cm (46 1/4 x 37 x 2 1/2 in.)
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Collection
Not on View
From the Tour: Mary Cassatt — Selected Paintings
Object 4 of 10

Exhibition History

La 8me Exposition de Peinture [Eighth Impressionist Exhibition], Paris, 1886, no. 11.
Modern French Paintings, Manchester City Art Gallery, 1907-1908, no.71, as Children Playing on the Shore.
French Paintings from the Collections of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon and Mrs. Mellon Bruce, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1966, no. 120, repro
Mary Cassatt 1844-1926, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.,1970, no. 33, repro.
Women Artists: 1550-1950, Los Angeles County Museum of Art; University Art Museum, University of Texas, Austin; Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh; Brooklyn Museum, 1976-1977, no. 91, repro.
Solitude: Inner Visions in American Art, Terra Museum of American Art, Evanston, 1982, no. 5, repro.
Capolavori Impressionisti dei Musei Americani, Museo e Gallerie Nazionali di Capodimonte, Naples; Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan, 1986-1987, no. 2, repro.
The New Painting: Impressionism 1874-1886, National Gallery of Art, Washington; Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, 1986, no. 139, repro.
Impressionisti della National Gallery of Art di Washington, Ala Napoleonica e Museo Correr, Venice, and Palazzo Reale, Milan, 1989, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
Französische Impressionisten und ihre Wegbereiter aus der National Gallery of Art, Washington und dem Cincinnati Art Museum, Neue Pinakothek, Munich, 1990, no. 55, repro.
From El Greco to Cézanne: Masterpieces of European Painting from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, and The Metroplitan Museum of Art, New York, National Gallery of Greece, Athens, 1992-1993, no. 58, repro.
Mary Cassatt: Modern Woman, The Art Institute of Chicago; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1998-1999, no. 47, repro., as Children on the Shore.
Impressionists by the Sea, Royal Academy of Arts, London; The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.; Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, 2007-2008, no. 69, repro.
Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; The National Art Center, Tokyo; Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, 2011, no. 6, repro.
Un été au bord de l'eau: Loisirs et impressionnisme, Muée des Beaux-Arts, Caen, 2012-2013, no. 10, repro.
American Impressionism: A New Vision, 1880-1900, Musée des impressionnismes Giverny, Giverny; National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh; Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid, 2014 - 2015, no. p. 57.

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