Le Faisan
Artwork: Le Faisan
Size: 49.5 x 65 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1879
Marks: Signed ‘renoir.’ (lower right)
Category: Paintings
Artwork details : Painted circa 1879
Provenance: Paul Berard, Wargemont; his sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 8-9 May 1905, lot 28 (FFr 3,000); Alfred Berard, Paris, by whom acquired at the previous sale and until at least 1913; Jean-Henri Laroche, Paris; Jacques Laroche, Paris; Paul Rosenberg, Paris and New York, by 1952; Walter P. Chrysler, Jr, Provincetown, Massachusetts, by 1958; sale, Sotheby's, London, 1 July 1959, lot 34; Acquired at the previous sale by the family of the late owner.
Exhibition history: Paris, Galerie Bernheim-Jeune,A. Renoir, January - February 1900, no. 6; Paris, Galerie Bernheim-Jeune,Renoir, March 1913, no. 27; New York, Duveen Galleries,Renoir Loan Exhibition, November - December 1941, no. 28, p. 50 (illustrated); New York, Seligmann-Helft Galleries,French Still Life from Chardin to Cezanne, October - November 1947; Paris, Orangerie des Tuileries,La nature morte de l'antiquite a nos jours, April - June 1952, no. 94, p. 119 (illustrated pl. 38); Portland Art Museum,Paintings from the Collection of Walter P. Chrysler, Jr, March - April 1956, no. 79, p. 48 (illustrated p. 123); this exhibition later travelled to the Seattle Art Museum, April - May 1956; San Francisco, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, June - July 1956; Los Angeles, County Museum, of Art, July - August 1956; the Minneapolis Art Institute, September - October 1956; St Louis, City Art Museum, October - November 1956; Kansas City, William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art, November 1956 - January 1957; the Detroit Institute of Art, January - February 1957; and Boston, Museum, of Fine Arts, March - April 1957; New York, Wildenstein & Co.,Loan Exhibition Renoir, April - May 1958, no. 28, p. 42 (illustrated); Provincetown, Massachusetts, Chrysler Art Museum,Inaugural Exhibition, July - September 1958, no. 49, pp. 26-27 (illustrated p. 89); Lausanne, Palais de Beaulieu,Chefs-d'œuvre des collections suisses: De Manet a' Picasso, May - October 1964, no. 59 (illustrated); Paris, Orangerie des Tuileries,Chefs-d'œuvre des collections suisses: De Manet a' Picasso, May - October 1967, no. 58 (illustrated); London, The Royal Academy,From Manet to Gauguin: Masterpieces from Swiss Private Collections, June - October 1995, no. 57, p. 116 (illustrated); Martigny, Fondation Pierre Gianadda,Pierre-Auguste Renoir: Revoir Renoir, June - November 2014, no. 23 (illustrated)

Christie's London

Date: 2017-06-27
Lot Number: 12