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Sat, Apr 23, 2022 10:00AM EDT
Lot 181

Pierre-Auguste Renoir Maisons Au Bord Watercolor

Estimate: $50,000 - $80,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$400 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $200
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
Renoir, Pierre-Auguste (French, 1841-1919), Maisons au Bord de l'Eau, c.1900, watercolor and pencil on paper mounted to card, signed lower left (likely by a later hand), 6 x 7.25 inches. Provenance: Roger Marx, Paris (his sale: Paris, Galerie Manzi, Joyant, May 11-12, 1914, lot 196, sold for 1,050 francs (see scan in listing for reference); Durand-Ruel and Bernheim-Jeune, Paris (inventory label on reverse); Bernheim-Jeune, Paris (to whom Durand-Ruel sold their share in 1921); Sotheby's auction, Impressionist Drawings and Watercolours, London, June 25, 1986, Lot 312 (includes original sales receipt and correspondence with Sotheby's director that has a black and white photo of the watercolor from the Durand-Ruel archives in 1914 without a signature); Patricia and Darrell Ray Dumont; private collection, Pittsburgh, by descent. A note in the Sotheby's auction catalog mentions that this work is "To be included in Vol VI of the Renoir Catalogue Raisonne being prepared by Francois Daulte," however, Daulte was only able to publish Volume I.