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Bowl of Pears, Bread, and a Glass on a Table

Colleague and friend of many progressive French artists in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, André published books on the work of Renoir, Manet, and Degas, and painted several portraits of Renoir. André’s own work reflects the impact of many of his illustrious...

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Upper left: Albert Andre


1921, purchased in Paris by Durand-Ruel, Paris and New York (stock no. 10303) [see note 1]; 1921, sold by Durand-Ruel to Mrs. Sarah Choate Sears (b. 1858 - d. 1935), Boston; by 1937, by descent from Mrs. Sears to anonymous donor; 1938, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 11, 1938) NOTES: [1] According to notes in the MFA curatorial files; this information was probably supplied by Durand-Ruel.

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Anonymous gift


© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris.

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Oil on canvas