26 September 2002
Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919)
Etude pour 'Le portrait d'une jeune fille'
pencil on buff paper with traces of white gouache and blue wash
6½ x 4½ in. (16.5 x 11.3 cm.)
Rex Evans Gallery, Los Angeles.
Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner.
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