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image of Girl with a Hoop Auguste Renoir (artist)
French, 1841 - 1919
Girl with a Hoop, 1885
oil on canvas
overall: 125.7 x 76.6 cm (49 1/2 x 30 3/16 in.) framed: 148 x 100.6 cm (58 1/4 x 39 5/8 in.)
Chester Dale Collection
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From the Tour: Mary Cassatt, Auguste Renoir
Object 6 of 7


Commissioned by the sitter's father, Sénateur Étienne Goujon [Etienne Devilliers], Paris; by inheritance to E. Chapuis, Paris, the husband of the sitter; (Chapuis sale, Galerie George Petit, Paris, 4 March 1920, no. 208, withdrawn); sold 1920 by Chapuis to (Paul Rosenberg and Co., London, New York and Paris); sold to Marquis de Rochecouste, Paris; sold to (Bernheim-Jeune, Paris);[1] on joint account 1928/1929 with (M. Knoedler & Co., London, New York and Paris); sold December 1929 to (Bernheim-Jeune, Paris);[2] by whom sold to (Galerie Thannhauser, Berlin); sold before 1931 to Max Silberberg [d. 1944], Breslau;[3] (his sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 9 June 1932, no. 29); purchased by Chester Dale [1882-1962], New York; bequest 1963 to NGA.

[1]See letter from Paul Rosenberg to Chester Dale, dated 5 August 1932, in NGA curatorial files, in which the Marquis' name is spelled Rochegouste. According to a letter from François Daulte dated 30 January 1965, in NGA curatorial files, the name is correctly spelled Rochecouste.

[2]See notes of David Rust's conversation with Knoedler & Co., dated 15 October 1964, in NGA curatorial files.

[3]Published in "Die Sammlung Max Silberberg," Kunst und Kunstler, October 1931, p. 12.

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