The National Museum of Western Art

update 14 September 2021

Currently not on display

Pierre-Auguste Renoir [Limoges, 1841 - Cagnes-sur-Mer, 1919]

Seated Woman with Bared Breast

DateBefore 1918
Materials/Techniquesoil on canvas
Size (cm)32.8 x 33.8
InscriptionsSigned upper right: Renoir
Credit LinePurchased
CategoryPaintings
Collection NumberP.1967-0001
Seated Woman with Bared Breast

Provenance

Ambroise Vollard, Paris; Lanvin, Paris; Private coll., Paris; Lefèvre Gallery, London.

Exhibition History

1969
[Tour Exhibition] The Matsukata Collection of the National Museum of Western Art, The Cultural Center of Ibaraki Prefecture, Mito, 22 November 1969 - 21 December 1969, cat. no. 15
1970
[Tour Exhibition] The Matsukata Collection of the National Museum of Western Art, Nagasaki Prefectural Museum, Nagasaki, 18 October 1970 - 15 November 1970, cat. no. 50
1971
[Tour Exhibition] The Matsukata Collection of the National Museum of Western Art, The Toyama Prefectural Center, Museum of Art, Toyama, 2 October 1971 - 24 October 1971, cat. no. 47
1972
[Tour Exhibition] The Matsukata Collection of the National Museum of Western Art, The Shinano Museum of Art of Nagano Prefecture, Nagano, 12 October 1972 - 5 November 1972, cat. no. 50
1997
The Window of the Mind: Evoluition of Modern Painting, The Museum of Fine Arts, Gifu, 15 January 1997 - 16 February 1997, Karatsu City Library and Kawamura Art Museum, 22 February-23 March, cat. no. 74, col. repr.
2017
[Traveling Exhibitions Presenting National Art Museum Collections, Fiscal 2017] Muse: Women before the Artists' Eyes: From the Collection of the National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo, Fukushima Prefectural Museum of Art, 22 April 2017 - 2 July 2017, Akita Museum of Modern Art, 15 July-18 September, cat. no. 36

Bibliography

1918
Vollard, Ambroise. Tableaux, pastels et dessins de Pierre-Auguste Renoir. vol. 1, 1918, p. 61, pl. 244.
1969
Annual bulletin of the National Museum of Western Art. No. 3 (1968), 1969, Catalogue of the New Acquisitions. pp. 32-33, no. P-361. repr.
1971
Les cent chefs-d'œuvre du Musée National d'Art Occidental. Tokyo, The National Museum of Western Art, 1971 (Japanese), no. 70, repre.
1979
The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo: Catalogue of paintings. Tokyo, The National Museum of Western Art, 1979, no. 236, repr.

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