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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Roses - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Roses
Skaters In The Bois De Boulogne - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Skaters In The Bois De Boulogne
La Mare Aux Fees - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
La Mare Aux Fees
La Grenouillere2 - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
La Grenouillere2
Spring At Catou - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Spring At Catou
The Umbrella - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
The Umbrella
Mademoiselle Marie-Therese Durand-Ruel Sewing - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Mademoiselle Marie-Therese Durand-Ruel Sewing
Still Life   Almonds And Walnuts - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Still Life Almonds And Walnuts
Standing Bather - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Standing Bather
Bather Arranging Her Hair - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Bather Arranging Her Hair
After the Luncheon - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
After the Luncheon
Young Girl In A Straw Hat - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Young Girl In A Straw Hat

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