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Pierre-Auguste Renoir
(Limoges 1841 - 1919 Cagnes-sur-Mer)

“Trois Pommes et une Tasse de Thé”

Oil on canvas
15 x 28 cm
signed with stamp 'Renoir' (l.r.) painted in 1919 (the year of his death). This was a part of a larger canvas of studies (see L'atelier de Renoir', 1931, Bernheim-Jeune, pl. 226, no. 715).
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Notes

Renoir made this still life in the year of his death 1919. It is a part of a bigger canvas, Renoir used one canvas for different sketches on one bigger canvas and later framed them separately. It was created right there in Cagnes-sur-Mer, on the spot where now the Renoir Museum is located.

Provenance 

Atelier Renoir, Cagnes-sur-Mer 1919; James Vigeveno  Galleries, Ojai, California, USA; 1980 sold to a private collection, California.

Exhibitions

Musée Renoir, Cagnes-sur-Mer, Summer exposition, 18 June -15 October 2010.

Publications: Nice-Matin, full page article, p. 10, 9 July 2010; De Telegraaf, 10 July 2010, p. 9; photograph of Virginie Journiac, director and expert of the Renoir Museum and the counselor for culture, holding the two Renoir paintings.

Literature

Bernheim-Jeune,ed., L’atelier de Renoir, Paris 1931, Vol.II,  p.247, no 715.

to be included in de catalogue critique de Renoir, being prepared by the Wildenstein Institute in Paris.

Expertise

accompanied by a certificate from the Wildenstein Institute, Paris, dd. 2 March 2009. To be included in the catalogue raisoné being prepared by the Wildenstein Institute in Paris.

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