National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of Pont Neuf, Paris Auguste Renoir (artist)
French, 1841 - 1919
Pont Neuf, Paris, 1872
oil on canvas
overall: 75.3 x 93.7 cm (29 5/8 x 36 7/8 in.) framed: 99.4 x 118.7 x 14 cm (39 1/8 x 46 3/4 x 5 1/2 in.)
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Collection
1970.17.58
Not on View
From the Tour: Impressionism
Object 4 of 8

Provenance

The artist; (his sale, Paris, 24 March 1875, no. 42); purchased by (Durand-Ruel, Paris); sold to Nicolas Auguste Hazard [1834-1913], Paris; (Hazard sale, Paris, 1 December 1919, no. 206); purchased by Georges Bernheim, Paris; sold 1921 to Ralph M. Coe, Cleveland; on joint account with (Carroll Carstairs, New York) and (M. Knoedler & Co., New York) by 1935;[1] from whom acquired 1936 by Marshall Field [1893-1956], New York;[2] Dr. and Mrs. [née Barbara Field] Robert Boggs, New York, NY, USA; Mr. and Mrs. Peter Benziger [Mrs. Benziger was previously Mrs. Boggs]. (M. Knoedler and Co., London, New York, and Paris); sold December 1966 to Ailsa Mellon Bruce [1901-1969]; bequest 1970 to NGA.

[1]Lent by Coe to 1933 exhibition in Philadelphia, per an unnumbered checklist published in The Pennsylvania Museum Bulletin XXIX, December 1933, p. 19. Exhibited at Carstairs Gallery, French Impressionists and After, December 1935-January 1936, no. 2. Copy of catalogue in NGA curatorial records annotated "Marshall Field."

[2]The acquisition by a "New York collector" was announced in Art News, 28 November 1936, p. 17. This is presumably Marshall Field, who lent the painting to exhibitions between 1937-1944.

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