French Sculpture Census

photo credit : Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington
artist © : For the works by Renoir alone: public domain

RENOIR, Pierre-Auguste
Limoges, Haute-Vienne 1841 - Cagnes-sur-Mer, Alpes-Maritimes 1919

Maker: Valsuani, C.

Coco (Claude Renoir), tête
Claude Renoir ("Coco")

c. 1908
bronze

bust
10 3/8 x 7 11/16 x 7 1/2
on back, collar, stamped: CIRE / C. VALSUANI / PERDUE
on back, collar, left: n 3/30

Acc. No. : 1954.8.2
Credit Line : Gift of Margaret Seligman Lewisohn in memory of her husband, Sam A. Lewisohn

Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, The National Gallery of Art

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Provenance

  • New York, Margaret Seligman Lewisohn (1895-1954)
  • 1954, bequest to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of Margaret Seligman Lewisohn in memory of her husband, Sam A. Lewisohn

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, August 2, 2011
  • 1965 NGA Washington
    Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965, p. 165, as Coco
  • 1968 NGA Washington
    European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968, p. 145, repr., as Coco
  • 1994 NGA Washington
    Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994, p. 188, repr.

Exhibition

  • 1979 Kyoto
    Auguste Renoir, Isetan Museum of Art, Tokyo; Kyoto Municipal Museum, Japan, 1979, n. 97, repr.

Related Works

Bronze, Claude Renoir ("Coco"), in the same museum, 1963.10.242.
Bronze, Bust of Coco, Sotheby's New York, 14 May 1992.