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    RENOIR DEALER AMBROISE VOLLARD CORRESPONDENCE AND DOCUMENTS TO OTHER FRENCH ARTISTS AND RENOIR FAMILY MEMBERS

    THE RENOIR COLLECTION

    Documents include (1) Autograph document signed, two pages [one sheet] dated 1907, located 6 rue Laffitte, Inventory of Paintings and art objects of Paul Gaugin on deposit with Monsieur Vollard, lists paintings, ceramics, sculptures; (2) Autograph document signed, one page, dated 21 July 1903, receipt for a painting purchased by Gauguin [Paul Gaugin, 1848-1904, painter] from Vollard; (3) Autograph document signed ("Raoul Dufy" [1877-1953, painter]), two pages [one sheet], dated 7 January 1930, located Paris, 'The Beautiful Child' is reaching the end... the book will be comprised of 84 engravings; I hope that you will take into consideration that I have surpassed one quarter of the illustrations... May I ask you to send the last part of the fee which is due me of 20,000 francs at present?; (4) Autograph document signed ("Raoul Dufy"), three pages [one sheet folded, one page blank], dated 8 July 1930, located London, ...I engraved the copper plate 'Le Belle Enfant' and I will be at Forst Friday at 2:00 o'clock and within that week I will give him the last. I think that you will have the proofs of 'la Forêt Normande' so that we can begin the etchings and lithographs and submit to you the general plan of the bookwhich is this particular one...; (5) Autograph letter signed ("A. Dunoyer de Segonzac"), one page, dated 11 May, located Saint- Tropez, (6) Autograph letter signed ("Maillol"), one page, no date no location, Mr. Vollard, I received the sum of 900 francs from your account; 23 March 1908, Maillol. On your account, you always forget the old account that I _______ and I signed in front of M. de Galea; (7) Autograph letter signed ("Vlaminck") [Maurice de Vlaminck, 1876- 1958, graphic artist, painter and writer], one page, dated 25 November 1911, no location, requesting payment for services rendered; (8) Autograph letter signed ("E Renoir") [Edmond Renoir, Renoir's younger brother who wrote the first article on Renoir, was managing editor and publisher of La Vie Moderne and active in promoting Renoir's career], one page, dated 19 May 1930, located Vironvay, Dear Mr. Vollard, We have thought and decided to accept your proposition that appears to us more than reasonable. The paintings are at your disposition...; (9) Autograph letter signed ("Pierre Renoir"), one page, no date, no location, requesting money as he is running low on funds; (10) Autograph letter signed ("Trouvu"[?]) [writer?] dated 9 November 1936, located Paris, discussing the production of a book; (11) Document, dated 9 July 1947, located Nice, Ambroise Vollard exhibition invitation to Renoir et l'Art Moderne, Together With an Autograph note signed ("Georges d'Espagnat"), to Isnard(?), one page, dated Friday, located Paris, woodblock on verso.


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    Auction Dates
    September, 2013
    19th Thursday
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