• Impressionist Modern Day Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2217

    Impressionist Modern Day Sale

    4 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 211

    Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919)

    Femme en blouse blanche

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919)
    Femme en blouse blanche
    stamped with signature 'Renoir' (Lugt 2137b; lower right)
    oil on canvas
    9½ x 8 3/8 in. (24.1 x 21.3 cm.)
    Painted in 1907


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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.

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

    Provenance

    Estate of the artist.
    Sir Kenneth Clark, London.
    Anon. sale, Sotheby's, New York, 22 October 1980, lot 56.
    Anon. sale, Sotheby's, London, 30 June 1982, lot 15.
    (possibly) Acquired at the above sale by the late owners.


    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.

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


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Montgomery Fisher


    Literature

    Bernheim-Jeune, ed., L'Atelier de Renoir, Paris, 1931, p. 237, no. 345 (illustrated, pl. 109).


    Exhibited

    London, The Art Council of Great Britain, Tate Gallery and Edinburgh, Royal Scottish Academy, Renoir, 1953, no. 26.
    London, Marlborough Fine Art Ltd., Renoir, Exhibition in aid of The Renoir Foundation, May-June 1956, no. 14.