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The Artist's Limited Edition, 1981. Previous owner's name/details on front endpaper. Water damage to top pages.
Hailed as “one of the most famous French paintings of modern times” when it was first exhibited, the Luncheon of the Boating Party was flanked by Alfred Sisley’s Snow at Louveciennes and Banks of the Seine at the Phillips Memorial Gallery in December 1923. At the time, Phillips had intentions of forming a unit of Renoir’s works; however, as the painting came to serve its purpose as a magnet attracting to the museum “pilgrims to pay homage from all over the civilized world,” Phillips realized that the Luncheon of the Boating Party was the only major work by the artist that he would need.