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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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Entree de village avec femme et enfant - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Entree de village avec femme et enfant
Jeanne Samary in a Low-Necked Dress - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Jeanne Samary in a Low-Necked Dress
Spring Landscape - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Spring Landscape
Girls At The Piano2 - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Girls At The Piano2
Bathers3 - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Bathers3
Garden Scene In Brittany - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Garden Scene In Brittany
Beaulieu Landscape - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Beaulieu Landscape
Bouquet Of Chrysanthemums - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Bouquet Of Chrysanthemums
The Loge - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
The Loge
The Swing2 - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
The Swing2
The Doges Palace  Venice - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
The Doges Palace Venice
Bouquet Of Flowers3 - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Bouquet Of Flowers3
Little River - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Little River
L Estaque - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
L Estaque
Algiers  The Garden Of Essai - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Algiers The Garden Of Essai
La Poudrerie De La Rochelle - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
La Poudrerie De La Rochelle
Roses In A Blue Vase - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Roses In A Blue Vase
The Lesson - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
The Lesson
The Sleeper - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
The Sleeper
Seascape - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Seascape
The Boating Party Lunch - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
The Boating Party Lunch
Low Tide At Yport - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
Low Tide At Yport
The Braid (Suzanne Valadon) - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
The Braid (Suzanne Valadon)
A Walk By The Sea - Pierre Auguste Renoir - www.pierre-auguste-renoir.org
A Walk By The Sea
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