• Impressionist Modern Day Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2217

    Impressionist Modern Day Sale

    4 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 235

    Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919)

    Portrait de Georges Rivière

    Price Realised  

    Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919)
    Portrait de Georges Rivière
    signed 'Renoir.' (upper right)
    oil on canvas
    12 5/8 x 9½ in. (32.1 x 24.1 cm.)
    Painted in Cagnes, Spring 1909


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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

    Georges Rivière, Paris (acquired from the artist).
    Hélène Rivière, Viroflay (by descent from the above).
    Edmond Renoir fils, Viroflay (nephew of the artist; by marriage to the above).
    Anon. sale, Sotheby Parke Bernet & Co., London, 2 December 1981, lot 9. 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