27 June 2000
Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919)
Femme nue couchée
with the stamped signature 'Renoir' (Lugt 2137b; lower right)
oil on canvas
77/8 x 12¾ in. (20 x 32.4 cm.)
Painted in 1898
Paul Maze, London, and thence by descent to the present owner.
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Bernheim-Jeune, ed., L'Atelier de Renoir, vol. I, Paris, 1931, no. 196 (illustrated, pl. 64).
This painting will be reproduced in the Renoir catalogue raisonné from François Daulte being prepared by the Wildenstein Institute.
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