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    Sale 7600

    Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale

    25 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 598

    Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919)

    Nature morte aux citrons

    Price Realised  

    Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919)
    Nature morte aux citrons
    signed 'Renoir' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    6½ x 13¾ in. (16.4 x 35 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Acquired by the family of the present owner in Paris in the 1950s, and thence by descent.


    Saleroom Notice

    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.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION