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Study for "Scene from Wagner's Tannhäuser, Third Act"

Pierre-Auguste Renoir

French, 1841–1919

Study for "Scene from Wagner's Tannhäuser, Third Act"

1879

Medium Oil on canvas
Dimensions 21 9/16 x 25 7/8 in. (54.8 x 65.7 cm) Frame: 30 3/8 x 34 13/16 x 2 13/16 in. (77.2 x 88.4 x 7.1 cm)
Object Number 1955.608
Acquisition Acquired by Sterling and Francine Clark, 1950
Status Off View

Image Caption

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Study for "Scene from Wagner's Tannhäuser, Third Act", 1879, Oil on canvas. The Clark Art Institute, 1955.608.

Bibliography

Lees, Sarah, ed. Nineteenth-Century European Paintings at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute. Williamstown, MA: Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute; New Haven and London: distributed by Yale University Press, 2012.

Provenance

Possibly Émile Blanche, Paris and Dieppe; Eugène Blot, Paris; [Knoedler, New York, sold to Clark, 5 Apr. 1950]; Robert Sterling Clark (1950–55); Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 1955.

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