5 February 2004
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION
Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919)
Le cabanon et l'olivier
with the signature 'Renoir' (lower left)
watercolour on paper
7 7/8 x 9 5/8 in. (20.2 x 24.3 cm.)
Executed in 1889-1895
Galerie Durand-Ruel, Paris (no. 12408).
Private Collection, La Baule, France.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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Paris, Galerie Durand-Ruel, Aquarelles, pastels et dessins par Renoir (1841-1919), April 1921, no. 15.
This work is registered by Guy-Patrice and Michel Dauberville in the Bernheim-Jeune Archives as an authentic work by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and it is sold with a letter confirming its authenticity.
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