5 May 2004
Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919)
Les arbres, Automne
signed 'Renoir' (lower right)
oil on canvas
17 5/8 x 26 in. (45 x 66 cm.)
Ambroise Vollard, Paris.
Galerie Tanner, Zurich.
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A. Vollard, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, tableaux, pastels et dessins, Paris, 1918, vol. II, p. 42 (illustrated).
The Wildenstein Institute will include this painting in the forthcoming catalogue critique of Pierre-Auguste Renoir established from the archives of François Daulte, Durand-Ruel, Venturi, Vollard and Wildenstein.
Guy-Patrice and Michel Dauberville have confirmed that this painting is included in their Bernheim-Jeune archives as an authentic work.
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