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    Sale 12071

    Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale

    13 May 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1247

    Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) and Richard Guino (1890-1973)

    Buste de Madame Renoir

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    Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) and Richard Guino (1890-1973)
    Buste de Madame Renoir
    signed, numbered and stamped with foundry mark 'Renoir 7/20 C. VALSUANI CIRE PERDUE' (on the back)
    bronze with brown patina
    Height: 23 ¼ in. (59.2 cm.)
    Length: 19 7/8 in. (51.3 cm.)
    Conceived circa 1916; this bronze version cast circa 1960


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    Corinne Guino has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

    Provenance

    Galerie de l'Elysée (Alex Maguy), Paris.
    O. Roy Chalk, Washington, D.C. (acquired from the above, circa 1963).
    By descent from the above to the present owner.


    Literature

    P. Haesaerts, Renoir, Sculptor, New York, 1947, pp. 30 and 42, no. 18 (detail of plaster version illustrated, pl. XXXV).