7 May 2009
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF EVELYN ANNENBERG HALL
Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919)
signed 'Renoir.' (lower left)
oil on canvas
8¼ x 12 5/8 in. (21 x 32.1 cm.)
Painted in 1900
E. Weyhe Gallery, New York.
Acquired from the above by Evelyn Annenberg Jaffe Hall, May 1952.
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Bernheim-Jeune, ed., L'Atelier de Renoir, Paris, 1931, p. 235, no. 232 (illustrated, pl. 74).
This work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue critique of Pierre-Auguste Renoir being prepared by the Wildenstein Institute, as established from the archives of François Daulte, Durand-Ruel, Venturi, Vollard and Wildenstein.
We are grateful to Guy-Patrice and Michel Dauberville for confirming that this painting is included in their Bernheim-Jeune archives as an authentic work.
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