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Gabrielle in a Red Dress

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French (Limoges 1841 - 1919 Cagnes)
Gabrielle in a Red Dress, 1908
Alternate Title: Gabrielle Renard
Painting
French
,
20th century
Oil on canvas
55 x 46.5 cm (21 5/8 x 18 5/16 in.)
framed: 76.3 x 66 x 8 cm (30 1/16 x 26 x 3 1/8 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest from the Collection of Maurice Wertheim, Class of 1906
, 1951.60
Department of Paintings, Sculpture & Decorative Arts
,
Marks
signed: l.r.: Renoir
inscription: On stretcher, handwritten in blue crayon or chalk: 37371
inscription: On stretcher, handwritten in black crayon: R(?) / 17
inscription: On stretcher, in blue crayon: Ph.A1788
stamp: Center of stretcher, stenciled in black ink: 10
stamp: Center of stretcher, in black or brown ink: DOUANE / PARIS / CENTRALE
Provenance
Pierre-Auguste Renoir, (1908-1919?) by descent; to his son Jean Renoir (1919). [Alfred Flechtheim, Berlin, Germany] (1927). A. Conger Goodyear, New York, (by 1931). [Paul Rosenberg, New York, NY] sold; to Maurice Wertheim, (1943-1951) bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1951.
Bibliography
[Reproduction only], Art News(October 29, 1927), repr.

Renoir : Gemälde aus dem Besitze seiner Söhne und seine Skulpturen, exh. cat., Galerie Alfred Flechtheim (Berlin, Germany, 1927), repr., no. 10

"[Unidentified article]", Cahiers d'Art (1928), no. 2, repr., p. 51

"[Unidentified article]", Omnibus (1931), repr., p. 82

Manet and Renoir, exh. cat., Philadelphia Museum of Art (Philadelphia, PA, 1933), p. 18

Marc Elder, L'Atelier de Renoir, Bernheim-Jeune (Paris, France, 1935), v. II, no. 367, repr. as pl. 117

Centennial Loan Exhibition, 1841-1941, Renoir, for the benefit of the Free French Relief Committee, exh. cat., W. Bradford Press (New York, NY, 1941), repr. pl. 77

Delacroix and Renoir, exh. cat., Paul Rosenberg and Co. (New York, NY, 1948), pp. 76-77, repr. pl. 26

La Peinture Française Depuis 1870: Collection Maurice Wertheim, exh. cat., Tom Taylor (Québec, Canada, 1949), p. 63, repr. p. 64

Walter Pach, ed., Pierre Auguste Renoir, Harry N. Abrams, Inc. (New York, NY, 1950), repr. p. 102

"[Unidentified article]", The Christian Science Monitor (August 6, 1951), repr.

John Coolidge, "The Wertheim Collection", Harvard Alumni Bulletin, Harvard University (Cambridge, MA, July 7, 1951)

"19th and 20th Century Art", Think (September 1952), pp. 18-19, 32. repr.

Howard Devree, "By French Masters: The Metropolitan Shows Wertheim Collection", The New York Times (New York, NY, July 6 1952), p. 6, p. 6

The Maurice Wertheim Catalogue: Modern French Art-- Monet to Picasso, exh. cat., North Carolina Museum of Art (Raleigh, NC, 1960), p. 44; repr. p. 45

The Maurice Wertheim Collection: Modern French Art-- Manet to Picasso, exh. cat., Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Houston, TX, 1962), p. 44, no. 31

Elda Fezzi, L'Opera Completa di Renoir nel periodo impressionista, 1869-1883, Rizzoli Editore (Milan, Italy, 1972), p. 99, pl. 225, repr. in b/w

The Maurice Wertheim Collection, exh. cat., Maine State Museum (Augusta, ME, 1972), repr., no. 31

Vivien Raynor, ""Art: Impressionist Show at the I.B.M. Gallery" [review]", The New York Times (New York, NY, April 26, 1985), p. C24

John O'Brian, Degas to Matisse: the Maurice Wertheim Collection, exh. cat., Harry N. Abrams, Inc./Fogg Art Museum (New York, NY and Cambridge, MA, 1988), no. 10, pp. 64, 152; repr. in color p. 65

The Maurice Wertheim Collection and Selected Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Paintings and Drawings in the Fogg Art Museum, exh. cat., Harry N. Abrams, Inc. (New York, NY, 1990), repr. in color no. 18, p. 67

Edgar Peters Bowron, European Paintings Before 1900 in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1990), p. 127; repr. as no. 409

Elizabeth M. Rudy, "Researching the Wertheim Collection at the Harvard Art Museums", Collections: A Journal for Museum and Archives Professionals (Summer 2014), Vol. 10, No. 3, pp. 301-6

Exhibition History
Renoir: Gemalde aus dem Besitze seiner Söhne und seine Skulpturen, Galerie Flechtheim, Berlin, 11/20/1927 - 12/22/1927
Manet and Renoir, Pennsylvania Museum of Art, Philadelphia, 12/01/1933 - 12/31/1933
Unidentified Exhibition, Museum of Modern Art, 1937, Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, 01/01/1937 - 12/31/1937
Centennial Loan Exhibition, 1841-1941, Renoir, for the benefit of the Free Frenc, Duveen Galleries, New York, 11/08/1941 - 12/06/1941
Delacroix-Renoir, Rosenberg Gallery, New York, 01/01/1948 - 12/31/1948
La Peinture Française depuis 1870, Musée de la Province de Quebec, 07/12/1949 - 08/07/1949
The Maurice Wertheim Collection, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 07/01/1952 - 09/14/1952
French Paintings Since 1870 from the Maurice Wertheim Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 06/01/1953 - 09/30/1953
The Maurice Wertheim Collection, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, 06/15/1957 - 09/15/1957; Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, 06/10/1958 - 08/31/1958
The Maurice Wertheim Collection: Manet to Picasso, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston, 06/13/1962 - 09/02/1962
The Maurice Wertheim Collection, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, 06/20/1963 - 09/01/1963; Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, 06/24/1965 - 09/07/1965; Rhode Island School of Design, Museum of Art, Providence, 09/03/1968 - 09/22/1968; Montgomery Museum of Art, Montgomery, 06/01/1971 - 09/30/1971; Maine State Museum, Augusta, 06/01/1972 - 09/01/1972
Manet to Matisse: The Maurice Wertheim Collection, IBM Gallery of Science and Art, New York, 04/09/1985 - 05/25/1985
The Maurice Wertheim Collection and Selected Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Paintings and Drawings in the Fogg Art Museum, Isetan Department Store, Tokyo, 03/01/1990 - 04/10/1990; Yamaguchi Prefectural Museum of Art, 04/14/1990 - 05/13/1990
The Maurice Wertheim Collection: Modern French Art--Monet to Picasso, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, 06/17/1960 - 09/04/1960
Re-View: S427 Impressionist & Postimpressionist Art, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 08/02/2008 - 06/18/2011