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Lot 1011Pierre-Auguste Renoir
French, 1841-1919
Etudes de Femme Nue, circa 1895
Signed with initial R (ll)
Colored chalks and pastel on laid cream paper
12 1/4 x 9 1/2 inches (30.8 x 25.1 cm)

The artist
Ambroise Vollard, Paris, acquired from the above before 1919
Gertrude D. Davis, c. 1940

According to a notice from the Wildenstein Plattner Institute dated May 22, 2019, this work will be included in the Pierre-Auguste Renoir Digital Catalogue Raisonne under the reference number 19.04.09/20496.

C Property of the Gertrude D. Davis Trust

Sold for $53,125
Estimate $30,000-40,000

Sheet toned; taped at edges to the mat; foxing spot only visible from verso at the lower middle right; another spot of foxing middle right near edge. Colors fresh; inscribed on verso: 1646 twice in pencil; with customs stamp; 1.5 cm tear middle left nearly invisible on recto

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