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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.907
People
Pierre-Auguste Renoir, French (Limoges 1841 - 1919 Cagnes)
Title
Mother and Child
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
19th-20th century
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/297419
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Red and white chalk on cream antique laid paper
Dimensions
sight: 44.7 x 30.7 cm (17 5/8 x 12 1/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: Signed, lower right, red chalk: Renoir
  • watermark: J. A. in double oval
Provenance
[Scott & Fowles, New York, January 5, 1926, sold;] to Grenville L. Winthrop, bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1943.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.907
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

John Rewald, Renoir Drawings (New York, NY, 1946), p. 20, pl. 47

Agnes Mongan, Great Drawings of All Time, ed. Ira Moskowitz and Victoria Thorson, Shorewood Publishers Inc. (New York, 1962), cat. no. 805, n.p., repr.

Debora Mayer, "Technical Examination of Red Chalk" (thesis (certificate in conservation), Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, 1982), Unpublished, pp. 1-33 passim

Guy-Patrice Dauberville and Michel Dauberville, Renoir 1858-1881, Editions Bernheim-Jeune (Paris, 2007), vol. 2, no. 1581, repr.

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