9 November 2006
Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919)
signed with initial 'R' (lower right)
oil on canvas
9½ x 6¼ in. (24 x 16 cm.)
Acquired by the family of the present owner, 1944.
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Paris, Galerie Charpentier, La vie familiale, Scènes et Portraits, 1944.
Troyes, Musée des Beaux-arts, Renoir et ses Amis, 1969.
This work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue critique of Pierre-Auguste Renoir being prepared by the Wildenstein Institute established from the archives of François Daulte, Durand-Ruel, Venturi, Vollard and Wildenstein.
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