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By the Pond

Mary Stevenson Cassatt, American, 1844 - 1926

Geography:
Made in France, Europe

Date:
c. 1896

Medium:
Color drypoint and aquatint

Dimensions:
Plate: 13 1/16 x 16 7/8 inches (33.2 x 42.9 cm) Sheet (irregular): 14 7/8 x 18 5/8 inches (37.8 x 47.3 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Prints, Drawings, and Photographs

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1946-11-7

Credit Line:
Gift of R. Sturgis Ingersoll, Frederic Ballard, Alexander Cassatt, Staunton B. Peck, and Mrs. William Potter Wear, 1946

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Label:
The comparison of Cassatt's works with Renaissance depictions of the Madonna and child is familiar and endearing. Here the format and color scheme seem to have been inspired by the brightly glazed ceramic relief sculptures made by the Della Robbia family of Florence.

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