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    Sale 7702

    Impressionist/Modern, Day Sale

    5 February 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 348

    Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919)

    Femme de dos

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919)
    Femme de dos
    signed 'Renoir' (upper right)
    oil on canvas
    8 5/8 x 5¾ in. (22 x 14.5 cm.)


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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.

    Guy-Patrice and Michel Dauberville have confirmed that this painting is included in their Bernheim-Jeune archives as an authentic work.

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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 17 June 1976.
    Acquired at the above sale by the father of the present owner, and thence by descent.


    Literature

    A. Vollard, Tableaux, Pastels & Dessins de Pierre-Auguste Renoir, vol. II, Paris, 1919, p. 46 (illustrated).