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Pierre Auguste Renoir (born February 25, 1841, Limoges, France—died December 3, 1919, Cagnes) French painter originally associated with the Impressionist movement. He was one of the central figures of the impressionist movement (a French art movement of the second half of the nineteenth century whose members sought in their works to represent the first impression of an object upon the viewer). His work is characterized by a richness of feeling and a warmth of response to the world and to the people in it.

His early works were typically Impressionist snapshots of real life, full of sparkling colour and light. By the mid-1880s, however, he had broken with the movement to apply a more disciplined, formal technique to portraits and figure paintings, particularly of women.

Renoir was so passionate about painting that he even continued when he was old and suffering from severe arthritis. Renoir then painted with the brush tied to his wrists.
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Dance At The Moulin De La Galette - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Dance At The Moulin De La Galette
La Grenouillere - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
La Grenouillere
Self Portrait - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Self Portrait
The Gypsy Girl Aka Summer - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
The Gypsy Girl Aka Summer
Mlle Irene Cahen DAnvers - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Mlle Irene Cahen DAnvers
Little Girl With A Spray Of Flowers - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Little Girl With A Spray Of Flowers
Spring Bouquet - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Spring Bouquet
Luncheon Of The Boating Party - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Luncheon Of The Boating Party
Claude Monet Painting In His Garden At Argenteuil - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Claude Monet Painting In His Garden At Argenteuil
The Large Bathers - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
The Large Bathers
Dance At Bougival - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Dance At Bougival
The Harem Aka Parisian Women Dresses As Algerians - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
The Harem Aka Parisian Women Dresses As Algerians
The Seine At Asnieres Aka The Skiff - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
The Seine At Asnieres Aka The Skiff
Irene Cahen D Anvers Aka Little Irene - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Irene Cahen D Anvers Aka Little Irene
The Piano Lesson - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
The Piano Lesson
Still Life   Flowers And Fruit - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Still Life Flowers And Fruit
Luncheon of the Boating Party 2 - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Luncheon of the Boating Party 2
Bather - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Bather
After bathing 2 - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
After bathing 2
The Children Of Martial Caillebotte - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
The Children Of Martial Caillebotte
A Girl with a Watering Can - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
A Girl with a Watering Can
Gabrielle with an open blouse - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Gabrielle with an open blouse
Young Woman Reading An Illustrated Journal - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Young Woman Reading An Illustrated Journal
The White Pierrot (Jean Renoir) - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
The White Pierrot (Jean Renoir)
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