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Auguste Renoir - View of the New Buildings of the Sacre-Coeur

View of the New Buildings of the Sacre-Coeur

Nationality French
Born 1841
Died 1919
Style Impressionism
Auguste Renoir - Umbrellas

Umbrellas

Auguste Renoir - Noirmoutier

Noirmoutier

Auguste Renoir


Life and Times

As a child, Renoir worked at a local porecelain factory, helping to paint the china. In his middle twenties he moved to Paris to study under Charles Greyre, and so began his fantastic painting career. His best known works include 'La Loge', 'Le déjeuner des Canotiers', 'Les parapluies', and 'La Parisienne'. Though these are just a few of a profilic number. He spent the last part of his life racked by rheumatoid arthritis, only able to paint by strapping a brush to his hand.
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Auguste Renoir - Le Moulin de la Galette
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Auguste Renoir - The Rambler
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Auguste Renoir - Oarsmen at Chatou
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Auguste Renoir - The Luncheon of the Boating Party
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Why in 100 Best?

Renoir's paintings are wonderful combination of a innovative vision and superb execution, combining deft brush work with dazzling colors.
Links
August Renoir Paintings Gallery
Renoir à Cagnes Sur Mer


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