Pierre-Auguste Renoir - Eugène Murer

Provenance

the sitter, Hyacinthe-Eugène Meunier, called Eugène Murer, Auvers-sur-Oise, 1877-died 1906
his son, Paul Meunier, Beaulieu, 1906-7, deposited with Durand-Ruel, Paris in 1906, returned to Meunier in 1907, sold for Fr 2,500
Julius Schmits, Wuppertal and Basel, by 1939-54, on deposit at Kunstmuseum, Basel, 1939-53, sold in 1954 through an intermediary to Wildenstein
with Wildenstein, New York, 1954, sold 10 April to Haupt
Mrs. Ira (Enid A.) Haupt, New York, 1954-83, sold to Annenberg
her brother and his wife, Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg, Rancho Mirage, Calif., 1983-his death 2002
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, The Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg Collection, Bequest of Walter H. Annenberg, 2002

External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 2003.20.9

Other works by Pierre-Auguste Renoir


Pierre-Auguste Renoir Young Girl in a Hat
Young Girl in a Hat
c. 1892-94

Pierre-Auguste Renoir Bouquet of Chrysanthemums
Bouquet of Chrysanthemums
1881

Pierre-Auguste Renoir Girl with a basket of fish
Girl with a basket of fish
c. 1889

Pierre-Auguste Renoir Tilla Durieux
Tilla Durieux
1914

Pierre-Auguste Renoir
Eugène Murer
1877
47 x 39.4 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed upper right: Renoir.
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
The Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg Collection, Bequest of Walter H. Annenberg, 2002