[Susannah]. Douglas Dundas . After Auguste Renoir, Aust., French.
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c1936. Oil on canvas, signed in pencil on stretcher verso, 59.6 x 49.7cm. Slight scuffing and paint loss. Framed.

Provenance: Dundas and Thornhill estate.

The image seems to be have been inspired by one of the figures in Renoir’s 1917 painting depicting two bathers. Ref: Athenaeum (USA).

Renoir’s model may have been artist Marie-Clémentine Valadon, who was nicknamed “Suzanne” by Toulouse-Lautrec after the biblical story of Susanna and the Elders.

See also item 160 for the same subject by Dorothy Thornhill, Dundas’ wife.

Item #CL183-47

Price (AUD): $2,650.00  other currencies

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