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Pierre-Auguste Renoir

An artist should only listen to his true master: nature.

Pierre-Auguste Renoir was born in Limoges in 1841; his family, of modest means, moved to Paris in 1844. He was barely 13 years old when he began working as an apprentice (making porcelain, painted fabrics, etc.). Attracted to painting, Renoir took a drawing course in a municipal workshop. In 1859, he decorated a number of Parisian cafs with mythological scenery. From 1860 until 1864, he . . .

2 work(s) available

La loge
Aquatint
Claude Renoir, de...
Etching

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)
Les lithographies de Renoir , C. Roger-Marx, Ed Sauret, Monte Carlo, 1951 / Catalogue raisonn de lOeuvre peint de Pierre Auguste Renoir , Vol I, F. Daulte, Ed. Durand-Ruel, Lausanne, 1971 / Tout loeuvre peint de Renoir, priode 1869-1883 , E. Fezziet & J. Henry, Flammarion, Paris, 1985 / The graphic work, catalogue raisonn , J.G. Stella, Lund Humphries, Londres / The sculpture of Renoir : catalogue raisonn , Tancock, Philadelphie, 1976 / Catalogue raisonn en prparation par Michel et Guy-Patrice Dauberville All the "catalogues raisonnés"

Bibliographic track & more

to read about the artist :
  • La vie et loeuvre de P.-Auguste Renoir , Ed Vollard, Paris, 1919
  • Auguste Renoir , F. Daulte, Princesse, Paris, 1979
  • Renoir , Cat., Grand Palais, Paris, 1985
  • Renoir , F. Casellani, Grnd, Paris, 1996
To read from the artist :
P.-Auguste Renoir, mon pre , Jean Renoir, Hachette, 1962

Website :
www.artcyclopedia.com/ artists/renoir

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Art movements

  • + IMPRESSIONNISM / 1855-1890 / Claude Monet, Frdric Bazille, Berthe Morisot, Gustave Caillebotte, etc.
  • + ARMORY SHOW / 1913 / Constantin Brancusi, Charles Camoin, Marcel Duchamp, Edward Hopper, Joseph Stella, etc.
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