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    Sale 12071

    Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale

    13 May 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1264

    Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919)

    Tête de jeune fille

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919)
    Tête de jeune fille
    signed with initial 'R' (upper right)
    oil on canvas
    6 1/8 x 4 ¾ in. (15.5 x 11.7 cm.)
    Painted circa 1900


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    This work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue critique of Pierre-Auguste Renoir being prepared by the Wildenstein Institute established from the archives of François Daulte, Durand-Ruel, Venturi, Vollard and Wildenstein.

    Provenance

    Ambroise Vollard, Paris.
    Anon. sale, Galerie Charpentier, Paris, 3 December 1957, lot 119.
    Wally Findlay Galleries, New York.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, circa 1978.


    Literature

    A. Vollard, Tableaux, pastels et dessins de Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Paris, 1918, vol. II, p. 75 (illustrated).
    G.-P. and M. Dauberville, Renoir, Catalogue raisonné des tableaux, pastels, dessins et aquarelles, Paris, 2010, vol. III, p. 295, no. 2218 (illustrated).