PIERRE-AUGUSTE RENOIR (1841-1919)
PIERRE-AUGUSTE RENOIR (1841-1919)
PIERRE-AUGUSTE RENOIR (1841-1919)
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PIERRE-AUGUSTE RENOIR (1841-1919)

Jeune fille endormie (La dormeuse)

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PIERRE-AUGUSTE RENOIR (1841-1919)
Jeune fille endormie (La dormeuse)
signed ‘Renoir.’ (upper right)
oil on canvas
19 3/4 x 24 in. (50.2 x 61.2 cm.)
Painted circa 1880
Provenance
Paul Durand-Ruel, Paris & New York, by whom acquired directly from the artist on 14 February 1881.
Marie-Thérèse Durand-Ruel, by descent from the above, circa 1922.
Comtesse Madeleine de Brecey, Paris, by descent from the above on 13 June 1949 and until at least 1974.
Private collection, Switzerland, by 1986.
Literature
D. Rouart, Renoir, Lausanne, 1954 (illustrated on the front cover).
F. Daulte, Auguste Renoir: Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint, vol. I, Les figures 1860-1890, Lausanne, 1971, no. 328 (illustrated).
E. Fezzi, L'opera completa di Renoir nel periodo impressionista 1869-1883, Milan, 1972, no. 436, p. 108 (illustrated).
N. Wadley, Renoir: A Retrospective, New York, 1987, p. 157 (illustrated).
G.-P. & M. Dauberville, Renoir: Catalogue raisonné des tableaux, pastels, dessins et aquarelles, vol. I, 1858-1881, Paris, 2007, no. 343, p. 376 (illustrated).
Exhibited
Paris, Salons du Panorama de Reichshoffen, 7ème exposition des Artistes indépendants, March 1882, no. 148.
Paris, Galeries Durand-Ruel, L'Exposition des Oeuvres de P.-A. Renoir, April 1883, no. 48.
Paris, Galeries Durand-Ruel, Exposition de Tableaux de Monet, Pissarro, Renoir & Sisley, April 1899, no. 77 (titled 'Jeune Fille dormant').
Paris, Chambre Syndicale de la Curiostié, L’Art français au service de la science française, April - May 1923, no. 218.
Paris, Galeries Durand-Ruel, Oeuvres Importantes de Monet, Pissarro, Renoir, Sisley, January 1925, no. 27, p. 3.
New York, Galeries Durand-Ruel, Exhibition of Masterpieces by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, February - March 1932, no. 5.
New York, Galeries Durand-Ruel, Exhibition of Masterpieces by Renoir, March 1935, no. 23.
New York, Galeries Durand-Ruel, 1803-1943: 140th Anniversary, November - December 1943, no. 19 (illustrated).
Paris, Galeries Durand-Ruel, Hommage à Renoir, March - October 1958, no. 12 (illustrated).
Munich, Städtische Galerie, Auguste Renoir, November -December 1958, no. 10, pp. 31 & 63 (illustrated pl. 9, p. 21).
Paris, Galeries Durand-Ruel, Hommage à Paul Durand-Ruel, Cent Ans d’Impressionnisme, 1974, no. 48.
Washington D.C., The National Gallery, The New Painting: Impressionism, 1874-1886, January - April 1986, no. 133, p. 416 (illustrated); this exhibition later travelled to San Francisco, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, April - July 1986.
Special notice
This lot has been imported from outside of the UK for sale and placed under the Temporary Admission regime. Import VAT is payable at 5% on the hammer price. VAT at 20% will be added to the buyer’s premium but will not be shown separately on our invoice.
Further details
This work will be included in the forthcoming Renoir Digital Catalogue Raisonné, currently being prepared under the sponsorship of the Wildenstein Plattner Institute, Inc.
Sale room notice
Please note that this work will be included in the forthcoming Renoir Digital Catalogue Raisonné, currently being prepared under the sponsorship of the Wildenstein Plattner Institute, Inc.

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