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    Sale 2046

    Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale

    6 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 171

    Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919)

    Deux pommes et un citron

    Price Realised  

    Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919)
    Deux pommes et un citron
    signed 'Renoir' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    6 5/8 x 12 7/8 in. (16.8 x 32.7 cm.)


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    This work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue critique of Pierre-Auguste Renoir being prepared by the Wildenstein Institute, as established from the archives of François Daulte, Durand-Ruel, Venturi, Vollard and Wildenstein.

    We are grateful to Guy-Patrice and Michel Dauberville for confirming that this painting is included in their Bernheim-Jeune archives as an authentic work.

    Provenance

    Galerie de l'Art Moderne, Paris.
    Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner, circa 1950.


    Saleroom Notice

    This work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue critique of Pierre-Auguste Renoir being prepared by the Wildenstein Institute, as established from the archives of François Daulte, Durand-Ruel, Venturi, Vollard and Wildenstein.

    We are grateful to Guy-Patrice and Michel Dauberville for confirming that this painting is included in their Bernheim-Jeune archives as an authentic work.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT EUROPEAN COLLECTION


    Literature

    A. Vollard, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Tableaux, Pastels et Dessins, Paris, 1918, vol. II, p. 187 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Geneva, Musée de l'Athénée, De l'impressionisme à nos jours, July-September 1960.