PIERRE-AUGUSTE RENOIR | PAYSAGE DU MIDI
Property from a Private Collection, Idaho
(1841 - 1919)
PAYSAGE DU MIDI
Signed Renoir. (lower right)
Oil on canvas
11 by 20 in. (27.9 by 50.8 cm)
Framed: 18 by 27 in. (45 by 68.5 cm)
Painted circa 1915.
This work was presented to the Comité Renoir under the sponsorship of the Wildenstein Plattner Institute, Inc. (WPI) at its virtual meeting in April 2020, held in place of an in-person meeting due to the Covid-19 pandemic and in accordance with associated government regulations on travel and confinement. It will be included in the forthcoming Renoir Digital Catalogue Raisonné, currently being prepared under the sponsorship of the Wildenstein Plattner Institute, Inc.
The canvas has been lined. The edges of the canvas have been taped. Under UV, no inpainting is apparent. The surface is slightly dirty. The work is in good condition.
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Ambroise Vollard, Paris
Édouard Jonas, Paris
Assunta Jonas, Paris
Mrs. William D. Pawley, Miami, Florida
Private Collection, United States
Thence by descent
Ambroise Vollard, Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Paintings, Pastels and Drawings, Tableaux, Pastels et Dessins, San Francisco, 1989, no. 930, illustrated p. 217
Guy-Patrice & Michel Dauberville, Renoir, Catalogue raisonné des tableaux, pastels, dessins et aquarelles, 1911-1919, vol. V, Paris, 2014, no. 3834, illustrated p. 130