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    GROUP OF EIGHT DOSSIERS OF RENOIR'S PORTRAIT PAINTINGS

    THE RENOIR COLLECTION

    Comprising eight notebooks that archive Renoir's portrait paintings - a significant genre in the artist's career not only as the subject for many of his most distinguished and revered works, but also for being Renoir's original source of livelihood (commission) before becoming the master painter we know him as today. The notebooks are organized by category: Couples - Enfants (femmes et enfants, couples), Fillettes, Garcons, Coco, De Face, Profil Droit, Profil Gauche, 3/4 Droit, 3/4 Gauche, Portrait -Noeuds dans les cheveux, Fleurs dans les cheveux, Accoudées, Liseuses, Femmes cousant, Décolletées, Avec Chapeau Chapeaux, Coiffes, Foulards, En pieds - Debout à l'intérieur, Assises à l'intérieur, Allongées à l'intérieur, Hommes - Autoportraits, Imberbes, Avec moustaches et barbes, En pieds, Deux personnes, Plusieurs personnes, Avec animaux. This collection is supplemented by 80 glass plate negatives, which correspond to specific artworks within this archive.

    NOTE: Approximate number of catalogue entries: 821.


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