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Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Jeune femme assise avec chapeau - fragment

Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Jeune femme assise avec chapeau - fragment

Jeune femme assise avec chapeau - fragment

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Pierre-Auguste Renoir

1841 - 1919

Jeune femme assise avec chapeau - fragment 


oil on canvas 

24 by 34cm., 9⅜ by 13⅜in.

Framed: 39 by 48cm., 15⅜ by 18⅞in.

Painted circa 1900. 


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

The canvas is lined; the edges are taped. Inspection under UV light reveals lines of retouching in line with the extreme edges and a small number of further tiny and sensitively executed spot retouchings including to the skirt, to the sky in the upper right and in the lower left quadrant. The canvas undulates very slightly. There is a horizontal line of craquelure to the left of the upper edge, partially covered by the tape. There are further very minor lines of craquelure to her hat, only visible upon close inspection. A small number of tiny accretions, only visible upon close inspection. This work is in overall good condition.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Countess Ferraroto
Private Collection, Europe (by descent from the above. Sold: Sotheby's, London, 9th February 2005, lot 425)
Purchased at the above sale by the present owner

Ambroise Vollard, Pierre Auguste-Renoir, Paintings, Pastels and Drawings, San Francisco, 1989, no. 652, illustrated p. 165 

Guy-Patrice & Michel Dauberville, Renoir, Catalogue raisonné des tableaux, pastels dessins et aquarelles, Paris, 2010, vol. III, no. 2187, illustrated p. 273