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Pierre-Auguste Renoir
PORTRAIT DE PIERRE RENOIR
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Pierre-Auguste Renoir
PORTRAIT DE PIERRE RENOIR

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Pierre-Auguste Renoir
1841-1919
PORTRAIT DE PIERRE RENOIR
signed Renoir upper left
oil on canvas
14 by 12 in. 35.6 by 30.5 cm.
Executed in 1905. 
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This work is accompanied by an Attestation of Inclusion from the Wildenstein Institute, and it will be included in the forthcoming Renoir Digital Catalogue Raisonné, currently being prepared under the sponsorship of the Wildenstein Plattner Institute, Inc.

Provenance

Estate of the artist
Pierre Renoir, Paris (by descent from the above)
Jos Hessel, Paris (acquired by 1930)
Galerie Albert Skira, Geneva (acquired by 1942)
Sale: Sotheby's, London, March 26, 1980, lot 6 (exhibited as Portrait de Coco)
Gallery Urban, Tokyo 
Private Collection, Japan (acquired from the above circa 1987-1988)
Private Collection (acquired circa 1993 and sold: Christie's, New York, November 9, 2006, lot 330)
Acquired by the present owner from the above

Exhibited

Geneva, Galerie Albert Skira, Renoir, 1942, no. 8, illustrated (exhibited as Portrait de Jean Renoir and incorrectly dated 1899)
New York, Hammer Galleries, RENOIR. Paintings from 1870-1914, 1984, n.n., illustrated in color (exhibited as Portrait de Coco and dated 1904-1905) 
Tokyo, Hokkaido Hakone Museum of Art, Renoir et Les Impressionnistes, 1986, no. 38, illustrated in color (exhibited as Portrait de Coco
Nagoya City Art Museum; Hiroshima Museum of Art; Nara Prefectural Museum of Art, Renoir Retrospective, 1988-1989, no. 79

Literature

Tristan Bernard, "Jos Hessel," La Renaissance, January, 1930, p. 9, illustrated (titled Coco
Michel Drucker, Renoir, Paris, 1944, pl. 142, illustrated
Michel Drucker, Renoir, Paris, 1955, pl. 118, illustrated in color  (titled Portrait de Coco and incorrectly dated circa 1904)
Elda Fezzi, L'opera completa di Renoir nel periodo impressionista 1869-1883, Milan, 1972, no. 704, illustrated p. 121 ( titled Coco, incorrectly dated circa 1904 and illustrated with the incorrect orientation)
Guy-Patrice & Michel Dauberville, Renoir, Catalogue Raisonné des Tableaux, Pastels, Dessins et Aquarelles, Paris, 2012, vol. IV, no. 3435, pp. 443, illustrated (titled Portrait de Coco)

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