9 February 2006
Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919)
Tête de jeune fille
sanguine and charcoal on paper
10 x 8 3/8 in. (23.5 x 21.5 cm.)
W. Walter, (Edition Quatre Chemins), Paris.
Kunsthandlung Paul Cassirer, Amsterdam, 1938.
Walter Hugelshofer, Zurich, 1939.
Acquired by the family of the present owner circa 1938 and thence by descent.
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Amsterdam, Kunsthandel Paul Cassirer & Co., Fransche Meesters uit de XIXe Eeuw. Teekeningen, Aquarellen, Pastels, June 1938, no. 91.
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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