• Impressionist/Modern Day Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 7833

    Impressionist/Modern Day Sale

    3 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 405

    Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919)

    Etude d'une statuette de Maillol

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    Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919)
    Etude d'une statuette de Maillol
    signed with the initials 'AR' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    6 3/8 x 5½ in. (16.2 x 14 cm.)
    Painted circa 1907


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    This painting will be included in the forthcoming Renoir catalogue critique being prepared by the Wildenstein Institute and established from the archive funds of François Daulte, Durand-Ruel, Venturi, Vollard and Wildenstein.

    This painting will be included in volume III or subsequent volumes of the Catalogue raisonné des tableaux, pastels, dessins et aquarelles de Renoir being prepared by Guy-Patrice and Michel Dauberville published by Bernheim-Jeune.

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    Provenance

    Galerie Durand-Ruel, Paris (no. 7821).
    Sam Salz Inc., New York.
    Mr & Mrs René Gaffé, New York, by whom acquired from the above in October 1953; their sale to benefit UNICEF, Christie's, New York, 6 November 2001, lot 25.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Literature

    A. Vollard, Tableaux, pastels & dessins de Pierre-Auguste Renoir, vol. II, Paris, 1918, p. 42 (illustrated).