National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of Diana Auguste Renoir (artist)
French, 1841 - 1919
Diana, 1867
oil on canvas
overall: 199.5 x 129.5 cm (78 9/16 x 51 in.) framed: 222.6 x 159.1 cm (87 5/8 x 62 5/8 in.)
Chester Dale Collection
1963.10.205
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From the Tour: Mary Cassatt, Auguste Renoir
Object 4 of 7

Provenance

Dr. Georges Viau [1855-1939], Paris; (his sale, Paris, 21 March 1907, no. 68); purchased by (Bernheim-Jeune, Paris) for an unknown buyer. Alexandre Berthier [1883-1918], 4th Prince de Wagram, Paris; sold probably by his heirs though (Canadeesche Hypothek Bank) through (Étienne Bignou, Paris) to (Alex Reid & Lefèvre, London); on joint account with (M. Knoedler & Co., London, New York and Paris) and (Marcel Kapferer); [1] sold 25 November 1929 to (Etienne Bignou, Paris and New York); [2] sold 16 January 1933 to to Chester Dale [1882-1962], New York; bequest 1963 to NGA.

[1] Reid & Lefèvre Paintings Sold, sheet no. 198, #2/29 B1394 gives acquisition source and partial share information (Lefèvre archives, Hyman Kreitman Research Centre, Tate Britain, TGA 2002/11, Box 283). An annotated photograph of the painting is included in the Bignou photo albums at the documentation center of the Musée d'Orsay (copy NGA curatorial files).

[2] Painting Stockbook no. 5, London 1928-1939, and Stockbook no. 8, New York, no. A614. M. Knoedler & Co. Records, Getty Research Institute (Copy, NGA curatorial files).

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