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Nurse and Baby Bill (No. 2)
  • Mary Cassatt
    1844–1926
    born: Allegheny City, Pennsylvania, United States ; died: Le Mesnil-Théribus, France
  • Nurse and Baby Bill (No. 2), circa 1889
  • Where object was made: United States
  • soft ground, aquatint
  • Paper Type: Van Gelder laid
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 215 x 138 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 321 x 255 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 7/16 x 5 3/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 12 5/8 x 10 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Bequest of George and Annette Cross Murphy
  • Not on display
  • 1989.0176
Description

3/4 length view of a seated woman holding a baby. Executed in simple outline, with considerable plate tone. Horizontal aquatint bands across top and lesser amount across bottom plate area.