Coco (Claude), c. 1905
Oil on canvas
9 1/2 x 10 in.
Aaron M. and Clara Weitzenhoffer Bequest, 2000
Claude Renoir (1901-1969), nicknamed "Coco," was the youngest son of the artist. Coco’s brother Jean, who became a famous film director, recalled that after Coco was born, he replaced Jean as their father’s favorite model.
This is a study for a portrait of Claude Renoir Drawing, now in a private collection in New York.