Sat, May 6, 2017 10:00AM EDT - Sun, May 7, 2017 10:00AM EDT
Le Joueur de Flûte, 1918, cast 1950
Signed "Renoir" with foundry mark "C VALSUANI CIRE PERDUE" 23 5/8" x 17 1/4" x 1 7/8"
Literature: Paul Haesaerts, Renoir Sculptor, New York, 1947, no. 24, illustration of the terracotta version, plates XLV and XLVII
Provenance: Family of the artist
Descended in Renoir Family until 2006
Private Collection, Florida
Note: This work of art was on loan from the Renoir family to Los Angeles County Museum of Art from 1990 to 2004
Signed "Renoir" with foundry mark "C VALSUANI CIRE PERDUE". In good condition. Oxidation, mostly on the figure, a small area of discoloration, possibly caused by a liquid, 1/2" up from the center bottom that continues along the bottom edge, investment residue on back, a slight miscast area lower right corner on the verso.