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Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Étude pour les grandes baigneuses

Estimate:

150,000

to
- 250,000 USD

Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Étude pour les grandes baigneuses

Étude pour les grandes baigneuses

Estimate:

150,000

to
- 250,000 USD

Lot sold:

176,400

USD

Pierre-Auguste Renoir

1841 - 1919

Étude pour les grandes baigneuses


Signed Renoir (lower right)

Sanguine and white chalk on paper laid down on canvas

34 ¼ by 46 ⅞ in. (87 by 119 cm)

Framed: 48 ¼ by 60 in. (122.5 by 152.4 cm.)

Executed circa 1884-87.


This work will be included in the forthcoming Renoir Digital Catalogue Raisonné, currently being prepared under the sponsorship of the Wildenstein Plattner Institute, Inc.


This work will be included in the second supplement to the Catalogue raisonné des tableaux, pastels, dessins et aquarelles de Pierre-Auguste Renoir being prepared by Guy Patrice Dauberville and Floriane Dauberville.

Executed on buff colored wove paper which has been laid down on canvas. The edges are taped. Foxing throughout the sheet. The sheet is lightly time stained overall. A few minor losses to the sheet, most noticeably along the upper edge. In the lower left corner there is a half-inch long repaired tear. The medium is strong and well preserved. This work is in good condition.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Ambroise Vollard, Paris (acquired from the artist before 1919)
Lucien Vollard, Châtenay-Malabry (by descent from above in 1939)
Edouard Jonas, Paris (by descent from the above in January 1952)
Madame Assunta Jonas, Paris (by descent from the above in 1961)
Sale: Cornette de Saint Cyr, Paris, June 10, 1981, lot 13
S. Block, Marblehead, Massachusetts
The Montclaire Corporation, Lynn, Massachusetts
Knoedler-Modarco S.A., New York
Sale: Christie's, New York, May 17, 1984, lot 113
Björn Kihlström, Stockholm (acquired circa 1988)
Angelica Thörnqvist, Gothenburg (acquired in 1994)
Bengt Westin, Sweden (acquired circa 1995)
Magnus Abrahamson, Gothenburg (acquired from the above circa 1996)
Staffan Sundelin, Borås (acquired in 1998)
Palace Gallery, New York (acquired from the above in 1998)
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1999