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

Après le bain

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PIERRE-AUGUSTE RENOIR (1841-1919)
Après le bain
signed 'Renoir.' (lower right)
oil on canvas
66.5 x 55.5 cm. (26 1/8 x 21 7/8 in.)
Painted in 1910
Provenance
Galerie Durand-Ruel et Cie., Paris (acquired from the artist, 5 September 1910).
Durand-Ruel Galleries, New York (acquired from the above, 1917).
Edward G. Robinson, New York (acquired from the above, 21 February 1936).
Stavros Niarchos, Athens (acquired from the above, February 1957, until at least 1971).
Private Collection, Japan (circa 1974)
Mitsukoshi Department Store, Tokyo.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, by 1978.
Literature
H. de Régnier, Renoir: Peintre du nu, Paris, 1923 (illustrated, pl. 33).
G. Coquiot, Renoir, Paris, 1925, p. 128 (illustrated).
A. Vollard, Renoir: An Intimate Record, New York, 1925, p. 246.
J. Meier-Graefe, Renoir, Leipzig, 1929, p. 446, no. 346 (illustrated, p. 323).
"Influence of Renoir on America May Be Traced at This Show" in The Art Digest, 15 February 1932, p. 9, no. 10 (illustrated).
(possibly) C.J. Bullier, The Significant Moderns and their Pictures, New York, 1936 (illustrated, pl. 49).
M. Seton, "Edward G. Robinson's Collection" in The Studio, December 1939, p. 239.
J. Langsner, "Edward G. Robinson, Collector" in Edward G. Robinson collector, September 1949, p. 44 (illustrated).
J. Langsner, "This month in California" in Artnews, September 1949, p. 44 (inllustrated)
"The Gladys Lloyd Robinson and Edward G. Robinson Collection" in Bulletin, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, November 1956, vol. 14, no. 7 (no. 49).
V. Photiadès, Les Nus de Renoir, Lausanne, 1960, p. 49 (illustrated)
J. Robinson, Edward G. Robinson's World of Art, New York, 1971, p. 99.
Artnews, January 1972, vol. 70, no. 9 (illustrated, p. 3)
M.-P. Fouchet, Les nus de Renoir, Lausanne, 1974, p. 171 (illustrated; dated circa 1910).
G.-P. and M. Dauberville, Renoir: Catalogue raisonné des tableaux, pastels, dessins et aquarelles, vol. IV, 1903-1910, Paris, 2012, p. 477, no. 3488 (illustrated).
Exhibited
New York, Durand-Ruel Galleries, Paintings by Renoir, February-March 1918, no. 3.
New York, Durand-Ruel Galleries, Exhibition of Paintings by Renoir (1841–1919), February 1920, no. 25.
New York, Durand-Ruel Galleries, Paintings by Renoir, January 1924, no. 9.
The Arts Club of Chicago, Paintings by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, November 1930, no. 13.
New York, Durand-Ruel Galleries, Exhibition of Masterpieces by Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) for the Benefit of The Emergency Unemployment Relief Committee Women's Division, February-March 1932, no. 11.
New York, Durand-Ruel Galleries, Paintings by Renoir since Nineteen Hundred, November-December 1932, no. 15.
The Art Gallery of Toronto, Catalogue of an exhibition of paintings by Renoir and Degas and an exhibition of original punch drawings, October 1934, p.3, no. 19.
Detroit, The Society of Arts and Crafts, An Exhibition of Nineteenth Century French Paintings, October-November 1935, no. 16.
New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Renoir: A Special Exhibition of his Paintings, May-September 1937, no. 59 (illustrated).
Los Angeles Museum, The Development of Impressionism, January-February 1940, no. 59.
New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Forty Paintings from the Edward G. Robinson Collection, March-April 1953, p. 5, no. 26 (illustrated, p. 9).
Los Angeles County Museum and San Francisco, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, The Gladys Lloyd Robinson and Edward G. Robinson Collection, September 1956-January 1957, no. 49 (illustrated; dated circa 1910).
New York, M. Knoedler & Co., Inc.; Ottawa, The National Gallery of Canada and Boston, The Museum of Fine Arts, The Niarchos Collection, December 1957-April 1958, pp. 98-100, no. 46 (illustrated, p. 99).
London, Tate Gallery, The Niarchos Collection: An Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture, May-June 1958, p. 11, no. 47 (illustrated, pl. 42; dated circa 1910).
New York, M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., Old Masters, French Impressionists and Post Impressionists from the Gallery Collection, January-February 1972, no. 14.
Post lot text
This work will be included in the forthcoming Pierre-Auguste Renoir digital catalogue raisonné, currently being prepared under the sponsorship of the Wildenstein Plattner Institute, Inc.

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