7 February 2001,
Price realised GBP 75,250
GBP 60,000 - GBP 80,000
Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1917)
signed 'Renoir' (lower left)
oil on canvas
14 x 135/8in. (35.5 x 34.5cm.)
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This painting will be included in the Renoir catalogue raisonné from François Daulte being prepared by the Wildenstein Institute.
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