Tete De Jeune Fille
Artwork: Tete De Jeune Fille
Size: 41 x 31.7 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1882
Marks: Signed 'Renoir.' (upper left)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Galerie Georges Petit, Paris; Galerie Durand-Ruel, Paris, by whom acquired from the previous on 14 May 1892, until circa 1914; Hugo Nathan, Frankfurt; Martha Nathan, Frankfurt and Geneva, by descent from the previous, 1922; Private collection, Switzerland, by 1943, and thence by descent to the present owner; The present work is being offered for sale pursuant to an agreement between the consignor and the heirs of Martha Nathan. This resolves any dispute over ownership of the work and title will pass to the buyer
Exhibition history: Berlin, Kaiserhof Hotel, Exposition de tableaux modernes, 1897; Berlin, Ausstellungshaus am Kurfurstendamm, XXVI. Ausstellung der Berliner Secession, 1913, possibly no. 209 or 215, p. 42; Basel, Kunsthalle, Aubusson-Teppiche aus funf Jahrhunderten, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, February - March 1943, possibly no. 87, p. 25; Zurich, Kunsthaus, Auslandische Kunst in Zurich, July - September 1943, no. 645, p. 58 (titled 'Brustbild eines Madchens' and with inverted dimensions); Geneva, Musee Rath, Tresors des collections romandes (Ecoles etrangeres), June - October 1954, no. 120, p. 26 (with inverted dimensions); Vevey, Musee Jenisch, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, July - September 1956, no. 14, p. 18

Christie's London

Date: 2018-06-20
Lot Number: 36B