Children Playing With A Dog
Artwork: Children Playing With A Dog
Size: 100 x 73 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1907
Marks: Signed 'Mary Cassatt' (lower center)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Galerie Durand-Ruel et Cie., Paris (acquired from the artist, January 1907); J. Gardner Cassatt, Philadelphia; brother of the artist (acquired from the previous, October 1907); Eugenia Carter Cassatt, Philadelphia (by descent from the previous); Ellen Mary Cassatt Hare (Mrs. Horace Binney) Philadelphia (by descent from the previous); Charles W. Hare, Philadelphia (by descent from the previous); Ellen Mary Cassatt Hare Meigs, Berwyn, Pennsylvania (by descent from the previous); Estate sale, Christie's, New York, 24 May 2007, lot 54; Acquired at the previous sale by the present owners
Exhibition history: Boston, St. Botolph's Club, Pictures by Mary Cassatt, February 1909, no. 7 (titled Femme avec deux enfants); Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, One-hundred-seventh Annual Exhibition, February-March 1912, p. 461, no. 472 (titled Mother and Child); Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings by Representative Modern Masters, April-May 1920, p. 6, no. 17 (titled Woman with Two Children); Pittsburgh, Carnegie Institute, A Memorial Exhibition of the Works of Mary Cassatt, March-April 1928, no. 18 or 19 (titled Mother and Two Children); Haverford College, Mary Cassatt, May-June 1939, no. 6 (titled Mother and Two Children); Philadelphia Museum of Art, Homer, Eakins, Cassatt, June-September 1953, no. 55 (titled Mother and Two Children); Philadelphia Museum of Art, Mary Cassatt, April-May 1960 (titled Mother and Two Children); New York, M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., The Paintings of Mary Cassatt: A Benefit Exhibition for the Development of the National Collection of Fine Arts, February 1966, no. 40 (illustrated; titled Mother (Jeanne) Looking Down at Her Two Children Petting a Dog)