Pierre-Auguste Renoir

The Bay of Naples



Pierre-Auguste Renoir - The Bay of Naples



Pierre-Auguste Renoir
The Bay of Naples
1881
59.7 x 81.3 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed and dated lower right: Renoir. 81.
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Bequest of Julia W. Emmons, 1956


Literature

Sylvie Patry (ed.), Inventing impressionism, London, 2015, fig. 78


Provenance

with Durand-Ruel, Paris, 1882-83, bought from artist on May 22, sold on May 1, 1883 to Duncan
James Duncan, Benmore House, Dunoon, Argyllshire, Scotland, 1883-ca. 1886/88
with James S. Inglis, New York, until 1888, sold on July 18, to Boussod, Valadon
with Boussod, Valadon & Cie, Paris, 1888-91, sold on December 24, 1891, to Durand-Ruel
with Durand-Ruel, New York, 1891, sold to Palmer
Mrs. Potter Palmer, Chicago, until 1894, sold on June 28 to Durand-Ruel
with Durand-Ruel, New York, 1894-1911, sold on May 23 to Emmons
Arthur B. Emmons, New York and Newport, 1911-d. 1922
Mrs. Arthur B. Emmons (Julia W.) New York and Newport, 1922-d. 1956
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Bequest of Julia W. Emmons, 1956

External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 56.135.8

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