Pierre-Auguste Renoir

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Pierre-Auguste Renoir

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Auction Date:2017 Sep 13 @ 18:00 (UTC-5 : EST/CDT)
Location:236 Commercial St., Suite 100, Boston, Massachusetts, 02109, United States
ALS - Autograph Letter Signed
ANS - Autograph Note Signed
AQS - Autograph Quotation Signed
AMQS - Autograph Musical Quotation Signed
DS - Document Signed
FDC - First Day Cover
Inscribed - “Personalized”
ISP - Inscribed Signed Photograph
LS - Letter Signed
SP - Signed Photograph
TLS - Typed Letter Signed
Crisply penned ALS in French, signed “Renoir,” one gridded page, 5 x 7, May 30, 1894. Letter to the art collector Arsene Alexandre, in full (translated): "The industrial and disagreeable look which the misuse of varnish gives to paintings is extremely regrettable and if your article could put a stop to this new rush to 'do up like new' I myself could only congratulate you." Archivally matted and framed with a print of Renoir's The Seine at Asnieres (The Skiff) to an overall size of 23 x 14