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    PIERRE-AUGUSTE RENOIR (French, 1841-1919)
    Etude de tête de jeune femme
    Oil on canvas
    4-5/8 x 4-3/4 inches (11.7 x 11.9 cm)
    Bears initial lower right: R

    PROVENANCE:
    Christie's, Paris, Art Impressioniste et Moderne, December 12, 2005, lot 14;
    Private collection, North Carolina.

    LITERATURE:
    A. Vollard, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, peintures, pastels et dessins, Paris, 1918, p. 227, no. 994, illus.

    NOTE:
    This work will be included in the Catalogue Critique Pierre-Auguste Renoir being prepared by the Wildenstein Institute established from the François Daulte, Durand-Ruel, Venturi, Vollard and Wildenstein archives.

    A copy of a letter of authenticity from Mr. Guy-Patrice and Michel Dauberville, Bernehim-Jeune & Cie, Paris, dated 22 November 2005 accompanies this lot.



    More information about PIERRE-AUGUSTE RENOIR, also known as Renoir, Pierre-Auguste, Pierre Auguste Renoir, Renoir, Auguste, Renoir, Pierre August, Pierre-Auguste Renoir.



    Condition Report*: Appears to be original canvas; appears to be possible minor frame accretions along extreme edges; otherwise, appears to be in overall  very good condition; does not appear to be evidence of in-painting under UV exam. Framed Dimensions 14 X 15 Inches
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    June, 2013
    15th Saturday
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