Tag: Renoir

Bouquet de chrysanthèmes (c.1884)

Renoir, Pierre-Auguste (1841-1919) Bouquet de chrysanthèmes (Bouquet of Chrysanthemums) c.1884 Oil on canvas, 81.5 x 65.5 cm Musée des Beaux-Arts, Rouen The date of this superb work has been determined at around 1884, about the same time as the famous Dance at…

Jeune femme en blanc lisant (1873)

Renoir, Pierre-Auguste (1841-1919) Jeune femme en blanc lisant (Young Woman in White Reading) 1873 Oil on canvas, 35 x 27 cm National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin Renoir began his career as a decorative artist, painting designs on porcelain and fabric. He proceeded…

Calvaire et église de Nizon (c.1893)

Renoir, Pierre-Auguste (1841-1919) Calvaire et église de Nizon, près de Pont-Aven (Calvary and Church at Nizon, near Pont-Aven) c.1893 Oil on canvas, 39.4 cm x 47 cm High Museum of Art, Atlanta In 1879 Renoir spent the summer in the home of…

Mlle. Jeanne Samary (c.1878)

Renoir, Pierre-Auguste (1841-1919) Mlle. Jeanne Samary c.1878 Pastel, 69.7 x 47.7 cm Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati See also: • Samary, Jeanne (1857-1890)

Le héron aux ailes déployées (1867)

Sisley, Alfred (1839-1899) Le héron aux ailes déployées (The Heron with Outstretched Wings) 1867 Oil on canvas, 80 x 100 cm Musée Fabre, Montpellier Deposit of the Jeu de Paume museum, 1979 (inv. D79.1.5) Compare: Bazille, Frédéric (1841-1870) Nature morte au héron 1867…

La Première Sortie (1876-1877)

Renoir, Pierre-Auguste (1841-1919) La Première Sortie (At the Theatre) 1876–1877 Oil on canvas, 65 × 49.5 cm National Gallery, London We seem to be sitting in a box at the theatre, which we share with two young women. But we can’t be…

Nizon (France)

Nizon in Art: Renoir, Auguste (1841-1919) Calvaire et église de Nizon c.1893 High Museum of Art, Atlanta     See also: • Bretagne | Cities | France

Au café (c.1877)

Renoir, Pierre-Auguste (1841-1919) Au café (In the Café) c.1877 Oil on canvas, 35.7 x 27.5 cm Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo Everyday life Together with Claude Monet, Auguste Renoir is one of the central figures of impressionism. But while Monet prefers to paint…

Femme faisant du crochet (c.1877)

Renoir, Pierre-Auguste (1841-1919) Femme faisant du crochet (Woman Crocheting) c.1877 Oil on canvas, 41 x 32.5 cm Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia During the 1870s, alongside his ambitious modern life subjects such as Leaving the Conservatory (BF862), Renoir painted very many canvases of single…

Portrait de Pierre Renoir (1893)

Renoir, Pierre-Auguste (1841-1919) Portrait de Pierre Renoir (Portrait of Pierre Renoir) 1893 Lithograph on paper, 29 x 23.6 cm Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam See also: • Renoir, Pierre (1885-1952)