National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of Child in a Straw Hat Mary Cassatt (artist)
American, 1844 - 1926
Child in a Straw Hat, c. 1886
oil on canvas
overall: 65.3 x 49.2 cm (25 11/16 x 19 3/8 in.) framed: 90.8 x 49.5 cm (35 3/4 x 19 1/2 in.)
Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon
1983.1.17
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From the Tour: Mary Cassatt — Selected Paintings
Object 6 of 10

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(Ambroise Vollard [1867-1939], Paris); by descent to Chrétien de Gallea, Paris.[1] (Edward Speelman, AG, Zurich); sold January 1965 to Paul Mellon, Upperville, Virginia; gift 1983 to NGA.

[1] According to information provided by Speelman to Paul Mellon in 1965. Vollard's collection was inherited by his brother, Lucien, and by the dealer's mistress, Mme de Galea. On the movement of the Vollard collection during World War II, see Lynn Nicholas, The Rape of Europa, New York, 1994: 92-93, 304-305, 425.

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