Renoir’s Le Bouquet expected to bring $500,000 in Heritage Auctions’ American & European Fine Art event


DALLAS, TX.- Pierre Auguste Renoir’s exuberant oil painting, Le Bouquet, 1910, is expected to bring $500,000+ as the top lot in Heritage Auctions‘ American & European Art Signature® Art Auction, being held Nov. 8 at the company’s Design District Annex, 1518 Slocum Street. Le Bouquet, 1910, comes to auction from the family of famed Texas artist Lucien Abrams, who acquired it in September 1933 from Renoir’s dealer, Durand-Ruel, in New York, who obtained it directly from the artist’s family. The still life has been in continuous family ownership to this day and is in an outstanding state of preservation. “This auction represents one of the most select groups of American & European art that we’ve ever featured,” said Ed Beardsley, Managing Director of Fine Arts at Heritage. “Led by the beautiful Renoir, this auction is drawn from many private collections throughout the United States and from several abroad as well. The range