7 May 2009
Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919)
Feuille d'études, couple assis, femme au chapeau et petit garçon
signed with initial 'R.' (lower right)
pastel, charcoal and pen and India ink on paper
16 3/8 x 11 5/8 in. (41.6 x 29.5 cm.)
The Matthiesen Gallery, London.
James Vigeveno, Ojai, California.
Dr. Ralph J. Spiegel, Palo Alto.
Feingarten Galleries, Los Angeles.
M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York.
Edward and Tullah Hanley, Bradford, Pennsylvania (by 1968).
University of Pittsburgh Bradford, Pennsylvania (gift from the above, 1987).
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, New York, 12 November 1988, lot 118.
Frost & Reed, London.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, October 1994.
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Columbus, Ohio, The Columbus Gallery of Fine Art, Works from the Hanley Collection, November-December 1968.
Guy-Patrice and Michel Dauberville will include this work in volume II or subsequent volumes of the catalogue raisonné des tableaux, pastels, dessins et aquarelles de Renoir published by Bernheim-Jeune.
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