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    Sale 2046

    Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale

    6 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 174

    Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919)

    Etude de nu

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    Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919)
    Etude de nu
    signed 'Renoir' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    12 7/8 x 9½ in. (32.7 x 24.1 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.

    Wildenstein and Berheim-Jeune have confirmed the authenticity of this painting.


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

    Pre-Lot Text



    A. Vollard, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Tableaux, Pastels et Dessins, Paris, 1918, vol. I, p. 134, no. 534 (illustrated).