A half-length sketch of a woman leaning forward on her elbows and resting her chin in her hands wearing a dark purple dress, with her hair in a top knot.
Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Study for “Young Girls Playing Volant”, ca. 1887, oil on canvas, 5 1/2 x 9 in. (14 x 22.9 cm), Gift of Henry W. and Marion H. Bloch, 2015.13.21

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Study for "Young Girls Playing Volant", ca. 1875–1885

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doi: 10.37764/78973.5.655

ArtistPierre-Auguste Renoir, French, 1841–1919
TitleStudy for “Young Girls Playing Volant”
Object Dateca. 1887
Alternate and Variant TitlesFemme accoudée; Woman Leaning on Her Elbows
MediumOil on canvas
Dimensions (Unframed)5 1/2 x 9 in. (14 x 22.9 cm)
Credit LineThe Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Gift of Henry W. and Marion H. Bloch, 2015.13.21

Scholarly research and commentary to be published in 2021.