“Trois Pommes et une Tasse de Thé”
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.
Atelier Renoir, Cagnes-sur-Mer 1919; James Vigeveno Galleries, Ojai, California, USA; 1980 sold to a private collection, California.
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.
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.
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.