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Live Auction

The February 2022 Auctions: Day 2

Fri, Feb 25, 2022 11:00AM EST
Lot 1003

PIERRE-AUGUSTE RENOIR (FRENCH, 1841–1919) PENCIL ON CREAM LAID PAPER, WITH WATERMARK AGM, H 11.75" W 12.25" (SHEET) MATERNITE NO 41

Estimate: $15,000 - $20,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $5
$30 $10
$100 $25
$400 $50
$900 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
Accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity dated Paris, 22 September 1970 from Paul Renoir. The card indicates that the drawing is from his Grandfather's Estate (P.A. Renoir - Lot 3 No. 41), from the inventory of the artist's home Musee des Collettes, in Cagnes-sur Mer. The certificate shows that the drawing formerly bore the artist's ink stamp signature (now faded), lower right recto, with margins (deckle edge on the left sheet edge) Frame H 14.25" W 15.25" Provenance: Pierre Auguste Renoir (artist); by descent to his grandson Paul Renoir; Galerie du Carlton, Cannes, France 1971; Private Collector, Ann Arbor, MI Exhibition History: Andre Chenue Transport Label (affixed verso) indicating the drawing was in ‘RENOIR’ Exhibition in Cannes, France (on loan from Paul Renoir)