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various sketches of a little girls face, blonde hair, flowers in background, abstract background also

 

Pierre-Auguste Renoir
France, 1841-1919
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.