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A Vision of Arcadia – An Important English Private Collection

Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Place de la Trinité

Auction Closed

June 29, 07:06 PM GMT


4,000,000 - 6,000,000 GBP

Lot Details


A Vision of Arcadia – An Important English Private Collection

Pierre-Auguste Renoir

1841 - 1919

Place de la Trinité

signed Renoir. (lower left)

oil on canvas

51 by 62.7cm., 20⅛ by 24⅝in.

Painted circa 1878.

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




1841 - 1919年


款識:藝術家簽名 Renoir.(左下)


51 x 62.7 公分;20 ⅛ x 24 ⅝ 英寸



Dr Georges de Bellio, Paris (probably acquired from the artist)

Victorine Donop de Monchy (née de Bellio), Paris (by descent from the above in 1894)

Lucien Moline, Paris

Gustave Fayet, Igny (acquired from the above in 1903)

Madeleine Fayet, Igny (wife of the above; inherited from the above in 1925)

Paul Rosenberg, Paris (acquired from the above in 1928)

Alvan T. Fuller, Massachusetts (acquired by 1935)

Mrs Alvan T. Fuller, Massachusetts (wife of the above; inherited from the above in 1958)

Alvan T. Fuller Jr., New Hampshire (by descent from the above in 1959)

Wildenstein & Co., New York (acquired from the above in 1972)

Private Collection, Switzerland (acquired from the above in 1980)

Sale: Sotheby's, London, 2nd December 1986, lot 20

Private Collection, Los Angeles (purchased at the above sale)

Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2002

Jean-Gabriel Goulinat, 'Les Collections Gustave Fayet', in L'Amour de l'Art, April 1925, no. 4, mentioned p. 136
Remus Niculescu, 'Georges de Bellio, L'ami des Impressionistes (II)', in Paragone, Year XXI, no. 249, November 1970, no. 120, listed p. 69 (as dating from circa 1875)
Elda Fezzi, L'Opera completa di Renoir nel periodo impressionista 1869-1883, Milan, 1972, no. 196, illustrated p. 97 (titled Piazza di Parigi and as dating from 1875)
Sophie Monneret, L'Impressionnisme et son époque, Paris, 1978-1981, vol. 1, mentioned pp. 68 & 209; vol. 2, mentioned p. 170; vol. 4, listed p. 96 (as dating from circa 1875)
Daniel Wildenstein, Renoir, Paris, 1980, illustrated in colour p. 20; illustrated p. 49 (as dating from 1875)
Sophie Monneret, Renoir, Paris, 1994, no. 181, illustrated p. 97 (as dating from 1875)
Guy-Patrice & Michel Dauberville, Renoir, Catalogue Raisonné des tableaux, pastels, dessins et aquarelles, 1858-1881, Paris, 2007, vol. I, no. 185, illustrated p. 233 (as dating from 1875)
Renoir Landscapes, 1865-1883 (exhibition catalogue), The National Gallery, London; The National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa & Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, 2007-08, fig. 86, illustrated in colour p. 160 (as dating from 1875)
Stéphane Guibourgé, Alexandre d'Andoque & Magali Rougeot, Gustave Fayet, L'œil souverain, Paris, 2015, mentioned pp. 123 & 212 (as dating from 1875)