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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
1970.17.19
Not on View
From the Tour: Mary Cassatt — Selected Paintings
Object 4 of 10

Provenance

M. Portier; sold 4 April 1899 to (Durand-Ruel, Paris); sold 12 March 1910 to M. Lanquety; by inheritance to his godson, Pierre Marbeau.[1] (Sam Salz, Inc., New York); sold 5 March 1965 to Ailsa Mellon Bruce;[2] bequest 1970 to NGA.

[1] Provenance provided in a letter dated 20 December 1977 from Charles Durand-Ruel, citing DR Paris stock number 5139.

[2] Acquisition information from Ailsa Mellon Bruce notebook, copy in NGA curatorial files.

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