- Ambroise Vollard, Paris
- Gomez de Vaez, Paris (and sold: Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, February 21, 1952, lot 89)
- Pierre Bader, France (acquired at the above sale and sold: Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, February 24, 1954, lot 55)
- Private Collection, Philadelphia (acquired at the above sale)
- Thence by descent
- Property of a Philadelphia estate
Ambroise Vollard, Tableaux, pastels & dessins de Pierre-Auguste Renoir, vol. II, Paris, 1918, illustrated p. 114
Of all the Impressionist artists, Renoir demonstrated a sensitivity beyond the loose brushwork of his contemporaries. His works play with very vibrant light and intimate subjects. He often painted contemporary Parisian life but his most touching renditions include portraits and studies of the female nude. Though born in Limoges, Pierre-Auguste Renoir was raised in Paris. He seems to hav . . .