The guitar player

The guitar player
(La Joueuse de guitare)
(c. 1896)

Artist/s name
Pierre Auguste RENOIR


Medium
oil on canvas
Measurements
55.0 x 46.0 cm
Accession Number
EA2-1977
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of Alcoa of Australia Limited and the Alcoa Foundation, Governors, and The Shell Company of Australia Limited, Founder Benefactor, 1977
© Public Domain
Gallery Location
Level 2, NGV International

Provenance

Purchased from the artist by Galerie Durand-Ruel (dealer), Paris, 30 November 1899, stock no. 5544, photo no. 1472; exhibited Durand-Ruel, Tableaux par A. Renoir, Paris, June 1902, no. 17; exhibited at Grafton Gallery, London, 1905, no. 266 (owner Durand-Ruel); exhibited Durand-Ruel, Paris, Tableaux par Monet, C. Pissarro, Renoir et Sisley, 1910, no. 29; purchased by Paul Cassirer (1871–1926), Berlin, March 1912; collection of S. Cassirer, Switzerland; purchased by Galerie Nathan, Zurich (dealer) [entrusted to Kunstmuseum Basel during the Second World War]; sold to Swiss private collector 4 March, 1946; by whom sold to Galerie Nathan (owner Peter Nathan), Zurich (dealer); from which acquired by the NGV, 1977.

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