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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The Ingenue - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
The Ingenue
The Large Bathers (detail) - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
The Large Bathers (detail)
A Walk In The Woods Aka Madame Lecoeur And Her Children - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
A Walk In The Woods Aka Madame Lecoeur And Her Children
Vase Of Flowers - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Vase Of Flowers
Little Girl In A White Apron Aka Portrait Of Lucie... - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Little Girl In A White Apron Aka Portrait Of Lucie...
Bathers - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Bathers
Dans Les Roses (Madame Leon Clapisson) - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Dans Les Roses (Madame Leon Clapisson)
Young Woman At The Piano - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Young Woman At The Piano
Claude Monet - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Claude Monet
La Toilette   Woman Combing Her Hair - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
La Toilette Woman Combing Her Hair
Nude Boys On The Rocks At Guernsey - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Nude Boys On The Rocks At Guernsey
The Little Algerian Girl - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
The Little Algerian Girl

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