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    COLLECTION OF BLACK AND WHITE GLASS PLATE NEGATIVES OF RENOIR'S FAMILY AND FRIENDS

    THE RENOIR COLLECTION

    Approximately one hundred fourteen glass plate negatives of the Renoir family and friends primarily between the years 1909-1918, showing images that include but are not limited to: 1) Claude (Coco) 8 years old (1909) at Les Collettes in sailor outfit riding a bicycle; 2) Claude (Coco) sitting on a staircase to a home,16 years old; 3) multiple views of Renoir's home, Les Collettes; 4) Claude (Coco) in suit standing outside, 16 years old, c. 1917 (in two pieces); 5) Gabrielle with Claude (Coco) sitting on the ground in front of a brick wall; 6) Aline with one of her sons standing outside; 7) Pierre Bonnard [1867-1947, artist] with his dog visiting Les Collettes; 8) Claude (Coco) as a young boy at Les Collettes with two friends [2 similar]; 9) "Fait en glaise", 1917 original mold for sculpture of Aline and her son Pierre; 10) "Danse Champêtre" [2 plates with double images]; 11) Renoir portrait of his eldest son, Pierre, age 4-5 years; 12) Claude (Coco) dressed in sports jacket seated in Les Collettes interior; 13) Dining room interior with Albert André, Renoir, Adèle George-Besson and Maleck André, circa 1918; 14) Claude (Coco) on his bicycle, about 9 years old, circa 1910; 15) View of chicken farm and dog kennel behind Les Collettes [double image]; 16) Claude (Coco) leaning on tree in garden at Les Collettes (8-9 years old) [double image]; 17) Claude (Coco) swinging from tree by the farmhouse [double image]; 18) Claude (Coco) in Aline Renoir's rose garden wearing shirt, tie, knickers and hat (8-9 years old), circa 1910 [broken]; 19) Claude (Coco) reclining on a stone wall at Les Collettes, circa 1910 [double image]; 20) Renoir painting a live model in his garden [double image]; 21) Claude (Coco) and brother (Jean or Pierre) standing in an interior [plate broken in three pieces, loss]; 22) Claude (Coco) sitting on a stone at entrance of Les Collettes, circa 1909 [double image]; 23) Claude (Coco) sitting at the garden entrance to Les Collettes, circa 1916-1917 (15-16 years old) [broken]; 24) Claude (Coco) standing at the entrance to Les Collettes (15-16 years old), circa 1916-1917; 25) Vollard as Toreador [broken]; 26) Aline, Coco and Renoir, at Les Collettes, circa 1912; 27) Renoir sitting in front of his easel [broken, missing half]; 28) Renoir sitting at a table [broken into 2 pieces]; 29) Renoir in dining room, circa 1916-1917 [broken]; 30) Renoir's paint box; 31) Jean Renoir seated in a chair; 32) Aline and Jean Renoir, circa 1896; 33) Claude (Coco) at Essoyes, 16 years [2 similar plates, one with hat, one without hat]; 34) "Popo" [Claude's wife] and son, Paul, about 4 months old, outside at Les Collettes; 35) Multiple plates of couples dancing in landscape (and two black and white prints) used for Renoir's paintings; 36) Claude (Coco) in front of Villa des Thermes [health spa where Renoir was treated for his arthritis] [broken in three pieces]; 37) Paul Renoir in baby carriage [2] and in the arms of Marcelle Briguet (nanny?) [1]; 38) Jean Renoir seated in chair at Essoyes, circa 1896; 39) Claude (Coco) in Tyrolean outfit with two unidentified girls, about 9 years old [broken]; 40) Aline Renoir holding Bébé Cézanne [Aline Renoir was Bébé Cézanne's godmother], Renée Cézanne, Paul Cézanne, Jr., Coco standing next to Cézanne outside [broken]; 41) Claude (Coco) in Vilo [where Renoir lived with his family before Les Collettes], circa 1908; 42) Claude (Coco) on a two-wheel bicycle, 9 years old, [2]; 43) Claude (Coco) in a Tyrolean outfit outside at Les Collettes, 9 years old, [rare colored glass plate]; 44) Renoir in a wheelchair in his studio with painting in background, circa 1918; 46) Renoir seated before his paintings, circa 1915; 47) Renoir in garden under an umbrella painting at his easel; 48) Aline Renoir holding baby Aline Cézanne, Coco Renoir, Paul Cézanne, Jr.; Renée Cézanne (standing behind Coco), painter Paul Cézanne's wife (65 years old); 49) Renoir self portrait [loss-1/3 plate]; 50) Bronze bust of Aline at Les Collettes (Buste de Madame Renoir) [4 negatives and one positive]; 51) La Maternité [Aline and son, Pierre], [one negative, one positive]; 52) Baby Paul Renoir, Claude (Coco) son, in baby carriage at Les Collettes; 53) Paul Renoir as young boy with a dog; 54) Painting portrait of Coco wearing a sailor suit; 55) George Besson, Albert André, Matisse, Andrée Heuschling (Catherine Hessling will be later her pseudonym for cinema) and Renoir [horizontal break at bottom of image]; 56) Painting of Baby Jean, Renoir's son, circa 1896; together with various images of unidentified landscapes, buildings, groups of people, etc.

    NOTE:
    Many of these were taken by family friend Konrad von Freyhold who was in a unique position to capture on film some images of Renoir's life and include rare images of the family.


    Condition Report*: Sizes range from 1 3/4" x 4 1/2" to 5" x 7", housed in paper envelopes, various conditions.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2013
    19th Thursday
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