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Pierre-Auguste Renoir

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

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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 . . .

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Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)
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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
  • Renoir sa vie, son uvre , Paul Joannides, Ed. Soline, 2000
  • Auguste Renoir peintre du bonheur: 1841-1919 , Gilles Nret, Ed. Taschen, 2001
  • Renoir au XXe sicle , cat. d'expo., Grand-Palais, Ed. RMN, Paris, 2009
  • Renoir , Anne Distel, Ed. Citadelles & Mazenod, 2009
  • Renoir , D. Marchesseau et autres, cat. d'expo., Ed. Fondation Pierre Gianadda, 2014
  • Scnes de la vie impressionniste , collectif, Ed. RMN, Paris, 2016
To read from the artist :
  • P.-Auguste Renoir, mon pre , Jean Renoir, Hachette, 1962
  • Auguste Renoir : Ecrits et Entretiens , A. De Butler, Ed. Amateur, 2001
Website : 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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