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    PIERRE-AUGUSTE RENOIR (French, 1841-1919)
    Médaillon de Coco Piece Mold & Original Plaster of Relief, 1907
    Original plaster
    8-1/2 inches (21.6 cm) (relief diameter)
    11-1/2 inches (29.2 cm) (diameter with borders)
    Published by Hodebert, Paris & Flechtheim, Berlin


    P. Haesaerts, Renoir Sculptor, New York, 1947, p. 19, no. 1, illustration of another cast pl. III.

    This original foundry plaster is not copyright protected.

    Renoir's first sculptural work, this medallion and the bust of his youngest son, Claude "Coco" Renoir are the only two sculptures Renoir executed entirely with his own hands. The work was intended to decorate the fireplace in the dining room of Les Collettes at Cagnes, where it was displayed once finished.

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    Small repaired chip near Coco's chin on medallion.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2013
    19th Thursday
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