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Title:

La Place Clichy

Maker:

Renoir, Pierre Auguste; painter; French artist, 1841-1919

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

Date:

circa 1880

School/Style:

French

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

oil paint; medium
canvas; support

Technique
Description:

oil on canvas

Dimension(s):

height, 65, cm
width, 54, cm

Acquisition:

bought; 1986; Price, Sarah

Provenance:

Adolphe Tavernier, his sale, Paris, Galerie Georges Petit, 6 March 1900 no. 64 (as Place Clichy); Marquise Arzonati-Visconti; Alexandre, Prince de Wagram (between 1907-1909); with Reid and Lefèvre, London, from whom bought by Samuel Courtauld; given by him to his daughter Sidney (Mrs. R.A. Butler), by whom bequeathed to her daughter Sarah (Mrs. Price)

Acquisition Credit:

From the Abbott, Cunliffe, Robin Hambro Works of Art, Leverton Harris, Marlay, Perceval and University Purchase Funds and the Bartlett Bequest, with the aid of very generous grants from the National Heritage Memorial Fund, the National Art Collections Fund, the Wolfson Foundation through the National Art Collections Fund, the Esmee Fairburn Charitable Trust, the Pilgrim Trust, the Seven Pillars of Wisdom Trust, the American Friends of Cambridge University, the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum and a number of Cambridge colleges (Trinity, King's, Caius, St. John's, Emmanuel, Peterhouse, Sidney Sussex, Clare, Corpus Christi, and Churchill) together with contributions from numerous firms and individuals.

Inscription:

signature; lower left; A. Renoir

Exhibition(s):

Impressionism, its Masters, its Precursors and its Influence in Britain. 1974
Venue: Royal Academy of Arts, London
Notes: catalogue by John House
Catalogue number: 100

Renoir. 1985
Venue: Paris, Grand Palais
Notes: catalogue by John House, 1985, p. 217
Catalogue number: 49

[Fitzwilliam Museum, 1978-1986]. 1978 - 1986
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK
Venue: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.)
Notes: apart from the above exhibition

Samuel Courtauld. 1948
Venue: Tate Gallery, London?

Impressionism in England. Samuel Courtauld as a collector. 1999
Venue: Courtauld Institute, London?
Catalogue number: 40

Documentation:

, National Art Collections Fund1994. National Art Collections Fund Review 1994.London?: p. 20
reproduced

Callen, A.. 1978. Renoir.p. 280

Daulte, François. 1971. Auguste Renoir, Catalogue raisonne de l' oeuvre print, I, Figures 1860-1890.Lausanne:
no. 326

Meier-Graefe, J.. 1912. Auguste Renoir.Munich: p. 64

Cooper, D.. 1954. The Courtauld Collection.London?: p. 111
no. 55

Bernard, Bruce. 1986. The Impressionist Revolution.p. 181
reproduced

1993. Impressionism. Beneath the Surface.London?: p. 33
fig. 19; repr. back cover & detail on (front) cover

Christie's Sale Catalogue, 1995.p. 2
reproduced fig. 1

Sutton, Denys. 'An Unpublished Sketch by Renoir'.London?:
Source Title: Apollo(1963)
p. 392-4

Isaacson, A.. Impressionism and Journalistic Illustration.
Source Title: Arts Magazine(1982)
p. 107

Jaffé, Michael. Pierre-Auguste Renoir, 'La Place Clichy'.Cambridge (Cambs.):
Source Title: Cambridge; The Magazine of the Cambridge Society 21 (1987)
p. 96-99
reproduced p. 97

Wintersgill, Donald. Around the Block: Hush Hush.
Source Title: Art & Auction(1987)
p. 34, 36

Accession:

Object Number: PD.44-1986
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 2930; input: 2000-03-14; modified: 2011-12-16)

(Picture Cabinet reference : 703793)

Related
Resource:

French Impressionists - Online Exhibition

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/2930





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