Femme Lisant
Artwork: Femme Lisant
Size: 42.4 x 34.3 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1891
Marks: Signed 'Renoir.' (upper right)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Henry Bernstein, Paris; Galerie Bernheim-Jeune et Cie., Paris (acquired from the previous, 26 February 1910); Henry Bernstein, Paris (acquired from the previous, 21 March 1910); sale, Hotel Drouot, Paris, 8 June 1911, lot 20; Galerie Durand Ruel et Cie., Paris and Paul Cassirer, Berlin (acquired at the previous sale); Durand-Ruel Galleries Inc., New York (acquired from the previous, October 1911); Ellen H. Henderson, New Orleans (acquired from the previous, 10 November 1913); Hunt and Jeanne Henderson, New Orleans (by bequest from the previous, 1935)
Exhibition history: New York, Durand-Ruel Galleries Inc., Paintings by Renoir, February-March 1912, no. 3; New Orleans, Isaac Delgado Museum of Art and New York, M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., Early Masters of Modern Art: A Local Collection Exhibited Anonymously, November 1959-June 1961, no. 40 (illustrated)

Christie's New York

Date: 2017-05-15
Lot Number: 23A