PIERRE-AUGUSTE RENOIR (1841-1919) AND LOUIS MOREL (1887-1975) La danseuse au tambourin 29 7/8 x 18 in (75.7 x 45.7 cm)
Lot 7
PIERRE-AUGUSTE RENOIR
(1841-1919) AND LOUIS MOREL (1887-1975)
La danseuse au tambourin 29 7/8 x 18 in (75.7 x 45.7 cm)
US$ 70,000 - 100,000
£ 53,000 - 76,000

Impressionist and Modern Art

14 Nov 2017, 17:00 EST

New York

Lot Details
PIERRE-AUGUSTE RENOIR (1841-1919) AND LOUIS MOREL (1887-1975)
La danseuse au tambourin
signed 'Renoir' (lower right)
terracotta
29 7/8 x 18 in (75.7 x 45.7 cm)

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    Ambroise Vollard, Paris.
    Edward Jonas, Paris.
    Anon. sale, Parke-Bernet, New York, 5 April 1967, lot 19.
    Anon. sale, Christie's, New York, 16 February 1984, lot 5.

    Exhibited
    New York, Charles E. Slatkin Galleries, Renoir, Dégas, 7 November-6 December 1958, no.83 (illustrated pl. LI).

    Following his successful collaboration with Richard Guino, in 1918 Renoir made a small number of sculptures with the assistance of Louis Morel. Three panels of dancing figures set in an architectural framework were developed under Renoir's instruction. The first two, Danseuse au tambourin (I) and Joueur de flute, were cast in terracotta and bronze between 1946 and 1950. The present sculpture was developed from Renoir's La Danseuse au tambourin (1909; London, National Gallery), and was retained by the dealer Ambroise Vollard after the artist's death.
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