Claude Renoir, touré a gauche (Edition of ca. 950), 1904
Lithograph in black on ivory wove paper
12.88 x 9.88 in
This original lithograph by Pierre-Aguste Renoir entitled 'Claude Renoir, tourné a gauche,' the artist captures an intimate portrait of his young son. Claude, who was only three years old at the time, was a favorite subject of Renoir during the first decade of the twentieth century and would often depict him in prints and paintings. It is one from a portfolio of twelve lithographs featuring a variety of subjects ranging from portraits of friends and family to nude figures – each rendered in his soft and expressive style. from the portfolio 'Douze Lithographies originales' 1904, published 1919 signed in the plate, lower right 5 x 4.5 inches, image 12.88 x 9.88 inches, sheet 23.75 x 20.63 inches, frame published by Amboise Vollard, Paris printed by Auguste Clot, Paris reference: Stella 40, Delteil 40 Overall good condition; multiple areas of foxing to paper; even toning to paper; some planar distortion to paper; in vintage frame. Presented in custom frame with silver finish Spanish style wood moulding, float-mounted on cream matboard and protected behind glass.