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    Sale 11794

    Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale

    23 June 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 301

    Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919)

    Tête de jeune fille de profil

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    Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919)
    Tête de jeune fille de profil
    with the initial 'R' (apocryphal; lower right)
    oil on canvas
    7 1/8 x 5 7/8 in. (18 x 15 cm.)
    Painted circa 1907 and extended at a later date

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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.

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    Private collection, Europe, by 1979, and thence by descent to the present owners.

    Pre-Lot Text



    A. Vollard, Tableaux, pastels et dessins de Pierre-Auguste Renoir, vol. II, Paris, 1918, p. 38 (illustrated as part of a larger canvas).
    G.-P. & M. Dauberville, Renoir, Catalogue raisonné des tableaux, pastels, dessins et aquarelles, vol. IV, 1903-1910, Paris, 2012, no. 3185, p. 294 (illustrated as part of a larger canvas).