Modèle à la main dans les cheveux - Etude pour "La Source", c. 1910
Oil on canvas
34.5 x 47 cm
13 9/16 x 18 1/2 inches
67 x 80.5 cm (incl frame)
26 3/8 x 31 11/16 inches (incl frame)
Signed bottom right : Renoir
This piece is the first idea for the painting Woman at the Fountain (La Source), 1910, which may currently be found at the Museum of Fine Arts in Gifu, Japan. Notice that the stance of the hand in the hair is more gracious in this masterwork than in the final painting. Courtesy Bailly Gallery.