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Max Silberberg, Breslau (Wroclaw); sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 9 June 1932, lot 27.
Dr. Hirschmann, Amsterdam (acquired at the above sale).
Siegfried Kramarsky, Amsterdam and New York (by 1938).
Werner H. Kramarsky, New York (by descent from the above, by 1958).
Richard L. Feigen & Co., New York (acquired from the above).
Mr. and Mrs. Philip Levin, New York (acquired from the above, 19 December 1970).
Gift from the above to the present owner, 2001.
Please note the correct title for this work is:
Le Grand Canal, Venise (gondole)
Please note the additional literature reference:
G.-P. and M. Dauberville, Renoir, Catalogue raisonné des tableaux, pastels, dessins et aquarelles, Paris, 2007, p. 216, no. 160 (illustrated).
Please note this work has been requested for The Light of Venice exhibition at The Foundation Beyer, Riehen/Basel, from September 28, 2008 to January 25, 2009.
Property formerly in the Collection of Janice Levin, Sold to benefit the Philip and Janice Levin Foundation
T. Duret, Histoire des peintres impressionnistes, Paris, 1906, p. 102 (illustrated).
A. Vollard, Tableaux, pastels, et dessins de Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Paris, 1918, vol. 1, p. 13, no. 51 (illustrated).
A. Vollard, La Vie et l'oeuvre de Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Paris, 1919, p. 128 (illustrated).
J. Meier-Graefe, Renoir, Leipzig, 1929, p. 155, no. 140 (illustrated).
T. Duret, Renoir, Paris, 1924, no. 16 (titled Le Grand Canal, Venise; illustrated).
K. Scheffler, "Die Sammlung Max Silberberg", in Kunst und Künstler, no. 30, October-December 1931, p. 12 (illustrated).
U. Thieme and F. Becker, eds., Allgemeines Lexicon der Bildenden Künstler, Leipzig, 1934, vol. 28, p. 170.
A. C. Barnes and V. de Mazia, The Art of Renoir, New York, 1935, pp. 77-79, no. 125.
R. H. Wilenski, Modern French Painters, New York, 1940, p. 62.
M. Drucker, Renoir, Paris, 1944, no. 73.
H. Perruchot, La Vie de Renoir, Paris, 1964, p. 174.
B. F. Schneider, Renoir, New York, 1967, p. 28.
B. E. White, "Renoir's Trip to Italy," in The Art Bulletin, no. 4, December 1969, pp. 343-345, no. 3.
F. Fosca, Renoir, New York, 1970, p. 161 (illustrated in color).
J. Rewald, The History of Impressionism, New York, 1973, p. 460 (illustrated).
D. Rouart, Renoir, Geneva, 1985, p. 67 (illustrated).
Liège, Salon International, 1909.
Paris, Galerie Paul Rosenberg, Exposition d'oeuvres de grands maîtres du XIXème siècle, May-June 1922, no. 77.
Paris, Musée de l'Orangerie, Exposition Renoir, 1841-1919, 1933, p. 30, no. 65 (illustrated).
Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Honderd Jaar Fransche Kunst, July-September 1938, p. 116, no. 215.
New York, Duveen Galleries, Renoir. Centennial Loan Exhibition, 1841-1941. For the Benefit of the French Relief Committee, November-December 1941, pp. 142-1443, no. 39 (illustrated, p. 61).
New York, Wildenstein and Co., Ltd., A Loan Exhibition of Renoir for the Benefit of the New York Infirmary, March-April 1950, p. 41, no. 34 (illustrated, p. 53).
New York, Wildenstein and Co., Ltd., Renoir. Loan Exhibition for the Benefit of the Citizens' Committee for the Children of New York City, Inc., April-May 1958, p. 46, no. 32 (illustrated).
New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Summer Loan Exhibition, July-September 1958, p. 10, no. 116.
New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Summer Loan Exhibition, July-September 1960, p. 9, no. 101.
New York, Wildenstein and Co., Ltd., Renoir. A Loan Exhibition for the Benefit of the American Association of Museums, March-May 1969, no. 42 (illustrated).
New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Summer Loan 1971. Paintings from New York Collections: Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Philip J. Levin, July-September 1971, p. 1, no. 4.
New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, A Very Private Collection: Janice H. Levin's Impressionist Pictures, November 2002-February 2003, p. 48, no. 12 (illustrated in color).
The Birmingham Museum of Art and elsewhere, An Impressionist Eye: Painting and Sculpture from the Philip and Janice Levin Foundation, February 2004-January 2005.
London, The National Gallery; Ottawa, The National Gallery of Canada and The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Renoir Landscapes: 1865-1883, February 2007-January 2008.