Pierre-Auguste Renoir - Tilla Durieux

Provenance

the sitter, later Mrs. Paul Cassirer, Berlin, 1914-35, commissioned by Cassirer from the artist, due to the onset of war between France and Germany, the painting remained with Renoir until his death in 1919
the painting was then held by Renoir's Paris dealers until the mid 1920s
the painting was released subsequent to the settling of accounts between Cassirer (Tilla's husband) and the French dealers
Tilla and Cassirer brought the painting to Berlin, where it remained with Tilla until her departure in April 1933, with Tilla in Switzerland and finally Zagreb, from which it was consigned to Feilchenfeldt at the Galerie Cassirer
with Cassirer, Amsterdam, 1935, sold in March to Bignou
with Étienne Bignou, Paris and New York, 1935, sold to Clark
Stephen C. Clark, New York, 1935-died 1960
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Bequest of Stephen C. Clark, 1960

External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 61.101.13

Other works by Pierre-Auguste Renoir


Pierre-Auguste Renoir Reclining Nude
Reclining Nude
1883

Pierre-Auguste Renoir The Wave
The Wave
1882

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

Pierre-Auguste Renoir Woman standing by a tree
Woman standing by a tree
1866

Pierre-Auguste Renoir
Tilla Durieux
1914
92.1 x 73.7 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed and dated lower left: Renoir / 1914
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Bequest of Stephen C. Clark, 1960