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La danseuse (1874)

Renoir, Pierre-Auguste (1841-1919) La danseuse (The Dancer) 1874 Oil on canvas, 142.5 x 94.5 cm National Gallery of Art, Washington The Dancer was one of seven works that Renoir included in the first exhibition of the Société anonyme coopérative des…

Baigneuse arrangeant ses cheveux (1893)

Renoir, Pierre-Auguste (1841-1919) Baigneuse arrangeant ses cheveux (Bather Arranging Her Hair) 1893 Oil on canvas, 92.4 x 74 cm National Gallery of Art, Washington Shown from the knees up, a nearly nude, young woman with pale pink skin stands with…

Une jeune fille avec des marguerites (1889)

Renoir, Pierre-Auguste (1841-1919) Une jeune fille avec des marguerites (A Young Girl with Daisies) 1889 Oil on canvas, 65.1 x 54 cm Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York “I have taken up again, never to abandon it, my old style,…

Baigneuse assise (1892)

Renoir, Pierre-Auguste (1841-1919) Baigneuse assise (Young Girl Bathing) 1892 Oil on canvas, 81.3 x 64.8 cm Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Pierre Auguste Renoir painted a great many canvases of single bathers in outdoor settings, timeless studies of fulsome…

Personnes sur la plage (1890)

Renoir, Pierre-Auguste (1841-1919) Personnes sur la plage (Figures on the Beach) 1890 Oil on canvas, 52.7 x 64.1 cm Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Probably painted in 1890 on the Cote d’Azur in southern France, this sun-filled painting shows…

Portrait of a Woman (1635)

Rembrandt (1606-1669) & Studio Portrait of a Woman 1635 or earlier Oil on wood, 77.5 x 64.8 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland At the age of 25, Rembrandt moved from his hometown of Leiden to the bustling city of…

Bust of a Man in Oriental Dress (1633)

Rembrandt (1606-1669) Bust of a Man in Oriental Dress 1633 Oil on oak, 85.8 x 63.8 cm Alte Pinakothek, Munich Paintings of individual figures in Holland in the seventeenth century that were neither portraits nor history paintings are called tronies…

The Sacrifice of Isaac (1636)

Rembrandt (1606-1669) & Workshop The Sacrifice of Isaac 1636 Oil on canvas, 195 x 132.3 cm Alte Pinakothek, Munich To test the steadfastness of his faith, God asked Abraham to sacrifice his son Isaac. Only at the very last moment…

The Holy Family (1633-1635)

Rembrandt (1606-1669) The Holy Family c.1633–1635 Oil on canvas, 183.5 x 123 cm Alte Pinakothek, Munich Rembrandt presents this touching gathering of the Holy Family in the carpenter’s workshop in a monumental genre painting with almost life-sized figures that has…