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Property from the Meier Family Collection

Pierre-Auguste Renoir

La Baie d'Alger

Auction Closed

May 16, 09:00 PM GMT


1,000,000 - 1,500,000 USD

Lot Details


Property from the Meier Family Collection 

Pierre-Auguste Renoir

1841 - 1919 

La Baie d'Alger

signed Renoir and dated 81 (lower left) 

oil on canvas 

20 by 25 ⅝ in. 

50.8 by 65 cm. 

Executed in 1881. 

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

Durand-Ruel, Paris (acquired directly from the artist on 7 April 1881) 

Anne-Marie Lefébure, Paris (acquired by descent from the above in 1932 and until at least 1941) 

Ernest Gutzwiller, Basel 

Gutzwiller Collection (acquired by descent from the above) 

Sotheby's, London, 24 June 1996, lot 11 (consigned by the above) 

Private Collection, Asia (acquired from the above) 

Christie's, New York, 7 May 2003, lot 18 (consigned by the above) 

Roger and Laura Meier, Portland (acquired from the above) 

Acquired from the above by the present owner

Gustave Coquiot, Renoir, Paris, 1925, p. 227 (titled Vue d'Alger

Elda Fezzi, L'Opera completa de Renoir, nel periodo impressionista 1869-1883, Milan, 1972, no. 463, p. 109, illustrated (titled Paesaggio ad Algeri

Exh. Cat., Williamstown, Sterling and Francine Clark Institute (and traveling), Renoir and Algeria, 2003, p. 73, fig. 81, illustrated in color

Guy-Patrice Dauberville and Michel Dauberville, Renoir: Catalogue raisonné des tableaux, pastels, dessins et aquarelles, vol. I, Paris, 2007, no. 158, p. 215, illustrated 

Paris, Durand-Ruel, Exposition de tableaux de Monet, Pissarro, Renoir et Sisley, 1899, no. 82 (titled Vue d'Alger

Paris, Durand-Ruel, Tableaux, pastels, dessins par Monet, Pissarro, Renoir et Sisley, 1920, no. 38 (titled Vue d'Alger

Paris, Durand-Ruel, Paysages par Monet, Pissarro, Renoir et Sisley, 1933, no. 27 (titled Vue d'Alger

Paris, Galerie Charpentier, Chefs d'oeuvres de collections françaises, 1962, no. 67, illustrated 

Portland Art Museum, 2018 - 2023 (on extended loan) 

Portland Art Museum, Paris 1900: City of Entertainment, 2019