• Title: Pont Neuf, Paris
  • Creator: Auguste Renoir
  • Date Created: 1872
  • Physical Dimensions: overall: 75.3 x 93.7 cm (29 5/8 x 36 7/8 in.) framed: 99.4 x 118.7 x 14 cm (39 1/8 x 46 3/4 x 5 1/2 in.)
  • Provenance: The artist; (his sale, Paris, 24 March 1875, no. 42); purchased by (Durand-Ruel, Paris); sold to Nicolas Auguste Hazard [1834-1913], Paris; (Hazard sale, Paris, 1 December 1919, no. 206); purchased by Georges Bernheim, Paris; sold 1921 to Ralph M. Coe, Cleveland; on joint account with (Carroll Carstairs, New York) and (M. Knoedler & Co., New York), by 1935;[1] acquired 1936 by Marshall Field [1893-1956], New York;[2] Dr. and Mrs. [née Barbara Field] Robert Boggs, New York; Mr. and Mrs. Peter Benziger [Mrs. Benziger was previously Mrs. Boggs]. (M. Knoedler and Co., London, New York, and Paris); sold December 1966 to Ailsa Mellon Bruce [1901-1969]; bequest 1970 to NGA. [1] The painting was lent by Coe to a 1933 exhibition in Philadelphia, per an unnumbered checklist published in _The Pennsylvania Museum Bulletin_ XXIX (December 1933): 19 and also exhibited at Carstairs Gallery, _French Impressionists and After_, December 1935-January 1936, no. 2. A copy of the catalogue in NGA curatorial files is annotated "Marshall Field." [2] The acquisition by a "New York collector" was announced in _Art News_, 28 November 1936, p. 17. This is presumably Marshall Field, who lent the painting to exhibitions between 1937 and 1944.
  • Medium: oil on canvas

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