7 November 2008
Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919)
Portrait de Coco
stamped with signature 'Renoir' (Lugt 2137b; lower right)
charcoal on paper
17 7/8 x 12¼ in. (45.4 x 31.1 cm.)
Estate of the artist.
Paul Prouté, Paris.
Anon. sale, Palais Galliéra, Paris, 3 December 1972, lot 177.
Ian Woodner, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, March 1985.
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P. Renoir and S. Pirra, 125 dessins inédits de Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Turin, 1971, no. D 0288 (illustrated).
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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