Pierre-Auguste Renoir

The Daughters of Catulle Mendès



Pierre-Auguste Renoir - The Daughters of Catulle Mendès


Depicted are the daughters Hughette, Claudine and Helyonne


Literature

introduction by Gary Tinterow, Masterpieces of European Painting, 1800-1920, in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; New Haven, 2007, nr. 146


Provenance

father of the sitters, Abraham-Catulle Mendès (called Catulle Mendès), Paris, from 1888, commissioned from the artist
with Bernheim-Jeune, Paris, until 1905, sold to Berthier
Louis-Alexandre Berthier, prince de Wagram, Paris, 1905–died 1918
his sister, Elisabeth Marguerite, princesse de la Tour d'Auvergne-Lauraguais, Paris, 1918–29, sold to Knoedler
with Knoedler, New York, in shares with The Lefevre Gallery (Alex. Reid & Lefevre), London, 1929, sold to Rothschild
baron Maurice de Rothschild, Paris, 1929–30, sold to Wildenstein
with Wildenstein, Paris and New York, in shares with Paul Rosenberg, Paris and New York, 1930–54, sold by Wildenstein on 30 December to Simon
Mr. S. Simon, New York, 1954–64, sold in January 1964 to Wildenstein
with Wildenstein, New York, 1964–66, sold 16 May to Annenberg
Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg, Rancho Mirage, Calif., 1966–98, jointly with MMA, 1998–his death 2002

External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 1998.325.3

Other works by Pierre-Auguste Renoir


Pierre-August Renoir Caryatid
Caryatid
c. 1910

Pierre-August Renoir Two Young Girls at the Piano
Two Young Girls at the Piano
1892

Pierre-August Renoir Before the Bath
Before the Bath
c. 1873-75

Pierre-Auguste Renoir Girl Crocheting
Girl Crocheting
c. 1875

Pierre-Auguste Renoir
The Daughters of Catulle Mendès
1888
161.9 x 129.9 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed and dated upper right: Renoir 88.
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
The Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg Collection, Gift of Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg, 1998, Bequest of Walter H. Annenberg, 2002