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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Oedipus Rex - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Oedipus Rex
Sleeping Cat - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Sleeping Cat
Enfants Jouant A La Balle - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Enfants Jouant A La Balle
Still Life With Fruit - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Still Life With Fruit
Landscape at Beaulieu - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Landscape at Beaulieu
Camille Monet And Her Son Jean In The Garden At Argenteuil - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Camille Monet And Her Son Jean In The Garden At Argenteuil
Portrait Of Lise With Umbrella - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Portrait Of Lise With Umbrella
Umbrellas - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Umbrellas
The Seine At Chatou - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
The Seine At Chatou
After Bathing (nude Study) - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
After Bathing (nude Study)
La Maison De La Poste - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
La Maison De La Poste
Roses - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Roses

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