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

L'eau (La petite laveuse)

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Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) and Richard Guino (1890-1973)
Renoir, P.-A. and Guino, R.
L'eau (La petite laveuse)
signed 'Renoir' (on the side of the base); inscribed and numbered 'Edition Vollard 1/4' (on the back of the base)
bronze with black patina
Height: 10.5/8 in. (27 cm.)
Original version executed in 1916-1917; this bronze version cast during the artist's lifetime.
Provenance
Anon. sale, Palais Gallira, Paris, 26 March 1977, lot 64.
Acquired at the above sale for The Akram Ojjeh Collection.
Literature
A. Vollard, Tableaux, pastels et dessins de Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Paris, 1918, vol. I, nos. 418 and 419 (plaster version illustrated, p. 105).
J. Meier-Graefe, Renoir, Leipzig, 1929, p. 408, no. 411 (another cast illustrated).
P. Haesaerts, Renoir Sculptor, New York, 1947, p. 42, no. 20 (plaster version illustrated, pl. XXIX).
Sale Room Notice
Please note that this bronze was cast during the artist's lifetime. A photo-certificate from Michel Guino, dated Paris, 29 September 1999, accompanies this sculpture.

Lot Essay

A photo-certificate from Michel Guino dated Paris, 29 September 1999 accompanies this work.
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