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Bathers

Artist:
Paul Cézanne (French, Aix-en-Provence 1839–1906 Aix-en-Provence)
Date:
1890–92
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on wove paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 4 15/16 x 8 1/8 in. (12.6 x 20.6 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
The Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg Collection, Bequest of Walter H. Annenberg, 2002
Accession Number:
2003.20.3
Not on view
Verso: Landscape sketch

Inscription: On verso, in graphite, in a later hand: [framer notations?]; on verso: graphite sketch of a horizontal landscape with scattered houses.
Auguste Renoir (French, Limoges 1841–1919 Cagnes-sur-Mer); Previously owned by his son Jean Renoir (French, 1919–1954); Sold in Nov. 1954 through Charles Durand-Ruelto Wildenstein; Wildenstein & Co., Inc. (New York)New York, 1954-55; sold 5/6/55 to Annenberg; Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg; Donor: Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg
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