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RENOIR'S AMERICAN MEDAL OF HONOR. THE RENOIR COLLECTION. ...

2013 September 19 The Unknown Renoir: The Man, The Husband, The Father, The Artist Signature Auction - New York #5157

 
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Auction Ended On: Sep 19, 2013
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Location: Ukrainian Institute of America at The Fletcher-Sinclair Mansion
2 East 79th Street
New York, NY 10075

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RENOIR'S AMERICAN MEDAL OF HONOR

THE RENOIR COLLECTION

Dated 1830. Awarded to Pierre Auguste Renoir at the 1883 Foreign Exhibition. Labeled Bostonia 1830, with plaques of Europe, Asia, Africa and America separated by four crests, suspended on a red, white and blue grosgrain ribbon, in a hinged leather case labeled Henry Mitchell, Boston, Mass, USA.

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Renoir was awarded this medal for exhibiting his paintings at the Boston 1883 Foreign Exhibition alongside fellow Impressionist painters Monet, Pissarro, Sisley and Manet.

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Approx. 2 inches (medal only)

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