Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919)
stamped with signature 'Renoir' (Lugt 2137b; lower right)
oil on canvas
6 5/8 x 9 in. (17 x 23 cm.)
Painted in 1919
Estate of the artist.
Goldsmith Gallery, New York.
Anon. sale, Sotheby Parke-Bernet & Co., London, 3 July 1974, lot 61a.
Anon. sale, Sotheby Parke-Bernet & Co., London, 2 July 1980, lot 108.
Private collection; sale, Christie's, London, 25 June 2014, lot 313.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Bernheim-Jeune, ed., L'Atelier de Renoir, Paris, 1931, no. 705 (illustrated as part of a larger canvas, pl. 224).
G.-P. and M. Dauberville, Renoir, Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint, Paris, 2014, vol. V, p. 28, no. 3642b (illustrated).
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.