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lower right: Mary Cassatt

Provenance

Roger Marx [1859-1913], Paris; on deposit 1908 with (Durand-Ruel, Paris, deposit no. 11393); (Roger Marx sale, Galerie Manzi-Joyant, Paris, 11-12 May 1914, no. 15); acquired by (Durand-Ruel, Paris) for Louisine Waldron Havemeyer [1855-1929], New York; (her sale, American Art Association Anderson Galleries, New York, 10 April 1930, no. 82, as La Femme au Tournesol); purchased by Chester Dale [1883-1962], New York; bequest 1963 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1915
Loan Exhibition of Masterpieces by Old and Modern Painters, M. Knoedler & Co., New York, 1915, no. 50, as Mother and Baby Reflected in Mirror.
1928
A Memorial Exhibition of the Work of Mary Cassatt, Department of Fine Arts, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, 15 March - 15 April 1928, no. 3, as Child Looking Into Mirror.
1965
The Chester Dale Bequest, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1965, unnumbered checklist.
1998
Mary Cassatt: Modern Woman, The Art Institute of Chicago; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1998-1999, no. 89, as The Mirror (shown only in Washington).
2010
From Impressionism to Modernism: The Chester Dale Collection, National Gallery of Art, January 2010-January 2012, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
Bibliography
1930
"Rush at Auction of Havemeyer Art." The New York Times. 11 April 1930: 23.
1942
French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 43, repro.
1944
French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1944: 45, repro.
1953
French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1953: 54, repro.
1965
Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Paintings & Sculpture of the French School in the Chester Dale Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 86, repro.
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 22, repro.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 35, repro.
1981
Williams, William James. A Heritage of American Paintings from the National Gallery of Art. New York, 1981: repro. 141, 144.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 41, repro.
1993
Frelinghuysen, Alice Cooney, et al. Splendid Legacy: The Havemeyer Collection. Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York,1993: 301, no. 60, repro.
1997
Southgate, M. Therese. The Art of JAMA: One Hundred Covers and Essays from The Journal of the American Medical Association. St. Louis, 1997: 28-29, color repro.