3 February 2004
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION
Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919)
Jeune fille lisant
signed 'Renoir' (upper left)
oil on canvas
11½ x 10¼ in. (29.2 x 26 cm.)
Painted in 1904
Ambroise Vollard, Paris.
Robert de Galéa, Paris.
Galerie Zak, Paris.
Redfern Gallery, London.
Anonymous sale, Parke Bernet, New York, 17 May 1945, lot 45.
W. Heimann, New York.
Ann and Amy Putnam, New York.
The San Diego Museum, San Diego.
Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 30 June 1999, lot 163.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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A. Vollard, Tableaux, Pastels et Dessins de Pierre-Auguste Renoir, vol. II, Paris, 1918, p. 61 (illustrated).
This painting will be included in the forthcoming Renoir catalogue critique being prepared by the Wildenstein Institute and established from the archive funds of François Daulte, Durand-Ruel, Venturi, Vollard and Wildenstein.
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