24 June 2010
Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919)
Groupe de femmes
charcoal on paper
17¼ x 23¾ in. (43.9 x 60.3 cm.)
Francis Matthiesen, Berlin & London, and thence by descent to the present owner.
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A. Vollard, La vie & l'oeuvre de Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Paris, 1919 (illustrated p. 257).
This work will be included in volume III or subsequent volumes of the Catalogue raisonné des tableaux, pastels, dessins et aquarelles de Renoir being prepared by Guy-Patrice and Michel Dauberville and published by Bernheim-Jeune.
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