• Impressionist Modern Day Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2217

    Impressionist Modern Day Sale

    4 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 230

    Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919)

    Pommes

    Price Realised  

    Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919)
    Pommes
    stamped with signature 'Renoir.' (Lugt 2137b; lower left)
    oil on canvas
    6 3/8 x 8¾ in. (16.2 x 22.2 cm.)
    Painted in 1919


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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 de Renoir being prepared by Guy-Patrice and Michel Dauberville published by Bernheim-Jeune.

    Provenance

    Estate of the artist.
    Claude Renoir, Saint Paul-de-Vence (grandson of the artist, by 1969).
    Anon. sale, Sotheby Parke Bernet & Co., London, 3 December 1981, lot 625.
    Acquired at the above sale by the late owners.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the amended exhibition history for this lot:
    Paris, Charles Durand-Ruel, Renoir Intime, January-February 1969, no. 63.
    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 de Renoir 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. 247, no. 712 (illustrated as part of a larger canvas, pl. 225).


    Exhibited

    Paris, Charles Durand-Ruel, Renoir Intime, January-February 1969, no. 63.