5 May 2010
Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919)
signed with initial 'R.' (lower left)
watercolor on paper
6 7/8 x 9¼ in. (17.5 x 23.5 cm.)
Ambroise Vollard, Paris.
Justin K. Thannhauser, New York.
Anon. sale, Christie's, New York, 26 June 1998, lot 134.
Anon. (acquired at the above sale); sale, Christie's, New York, 3 May 2006, lot 206.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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A. Vollard, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Tableaux, Pastels et Dessins, Paris, 1918, vol. II, p. 126 (illustrated).
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 published by Bernheim-Jeune.
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