14 September 2005
Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) and Richard Guino (1890-1973)
La petite laveuse
stamped with initials 'RG' and signed 'Renoir' (on the top of the base); stamped, dated and numbered 'c 1983 GVINO-RENOIR 1917 E.A. 3/4' (on the side of the base); and inscribed with foundry mark 'Susse Fondeur Paris 1983' (on the side of the base)
bronze with green and brown patina
Length: 9¼ in. (23½ cm.)
Conceived in 1916; this bronze version cast in 1983
Susse Fondeur, Paris.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, circa late 1980s.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
P. Haesaerts, Renoir Sculptor, New York, 1947, p. 42, no. 20, (another cast illustrated, pl. XXIX).
From Surrey to Sydney, 5 homes around the world created by titans of 20th-century architecture — all from Christie’s International Real Estate
PurseBop outlines the four stages that mark the evolution of an Hermès connoisseur, and the bags that accompany each