Pen and brown ink, over black chalk, on ivory laid paper
Signed recto, bottom left: "Renoir"
275 × 399 mm
The Regenstein Collection
Extended information about this artwork
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Ambroise Vollard, La vie et l’oeuvre de Pierre-Auguste Renoir (A. Vollard, 1919), p. 161 (ill.).
Joachim Gasquet, “Le paradis de Renoir,” L’amour de l’art 2 (Feb. 1921) (ill.).
Kimon Nicolaides, The Natural Way to Draw (Houghton Mifflin, 1941), p. 98 (ill.).316
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New York, De Hauke and Company, Watercolors and Drawings of the 19th and 20th Century, Dec. 1929, no cat.313
Providence, Rhode Island School of Design, Drawings and Paintings from the Collection of Mr. John Nicholas Brown, Apr. 2–27, 1931, no. cat.314
Sold by Maurice Sachs (1906–1945), Paris, to De Hauke and Company, Inc., New York, July 1, 1929 [De Hauke and Company purchase book, p. 54, stock no. 1462, in Jacques Seligmann & Co. records, 1904–1978, bulk 1913–1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, box 408, folder 4.]; sold to John Nicholas Brown II (1900–1979), Newport, R.I., Oct. 16, 1929 [De Hauke and Company sale book, p. 59, in Jacques Seligmann & Co. records, 1904–1978, bulk 1913–1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, box 408, folder 5.]; estate of John Nicholas Brown II, Newport, R.I., from 1979.; sold to David Tunick, Inc., New York, c. 1986; sold to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1986.