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    Sale 7599

    Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale

    24 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 51

    Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919)

    Jeune fille au chapeau (Tête de fillette)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919)
    Jeune fille au chapeau (Tête de fillette)
    signed, dated and dedicated 'Renoir. 05. au Docteur Gay.' (lower left)
    oil on canvas laid down on board
    15½ x 12 5/8 in. (39.4 x 32 cm.)
    Painted in 1905


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    This work will be included in the critical catalogue of Pierre-Auguste Renoir's paintings being prepared by the Wildenstein Institute.

    This work will be included in volume II or the following volumes of the catalogue raisonné of paintings, pastels, drawings and watercolors of Renoir being prepared by Guy-Patrice et Michel Dauberville at the Editions Bernheim-Jeune.

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    VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium


    Provenance

    Docteur Gay, Paris, to whom given by the artist in 1905.
    Galerie Moos, Geneva.
    Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner in the 1960s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED EUROPEAN COLLECTION