Pierre Auguste Renoir Artwork Details


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Title: Study for a woman bathing Medium: Original Etching, in black and white, on Arches paper , 2nd State, circa 1906, signed with a signature stamp Reference : “L’Oeuvre grave et lithographie: Catalogue Raisonee by Loys Delteil - number 16 Stella 16 Note: The First state plate was reduced for the second state. It was published together with Delteil 25 in Ambroise Vollards “Tableau, Pastels et Dessins de Pierre Auguste Renoir” , Paris 1918. This was a theme which Renoir returned to many times in the course of his career. In my view this is one of his most attractive etchings. Size: 247 x 327 mms (Paper size) ; 165 x 223 mms (Plate size) Edition: 900 copies on Arches paper (our example) and 100 copies on Japan Shidzuoka paper Provenance: Columbus Museum, Columbus, Georgia, USA : Sold to benefit the acquisitions fund. Published by: Ambroise Vollard, Paris Condition: Some trimming and paper loss on right hand margin, some skimming verso on the margin where hinged, Otherwise in good condition.

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