• Impressionist and Modern Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5485

    Impressionist and Modern Art

    21 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 21

    Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919)

    Buste de Venus

    Price Realised  

    Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919)
    Buste de Venus
    stamped with the foundry mark 'CIRE/C.VALSUANI/PERDUE' (reverse of the left arm), inscribed and dated 'Renoir/1915/B/J' (reverse of the right arm)
    bronze with a black patina
    22in. (55.9cm.) high
    Conceived in 1915 and probably cast in 1969 by Paul Renoir


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    The authenticity of this work has kindly been confirmed by Mr. Michel Guino.

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    Saleroom Notice

    The authenticity of this work has kindly been confirmed by Mr. Michel Guino.
    This work was conceived in 1915 and probably cast in 1969 by Paul Renoir, not as stated in the catalogue.