Pierre-Auguste Renoir

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Pierre-Auguste Renoir
Pierre Auguste Renoir, uncropped image.jpg
Born25 Februar 1841(1841-02-25)
Limoges, Haute-Vienne, Fraunce
Died3 December 1919(1919-12-03) (aged 78)
Cagnes-sur-Mer, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Fraunce
Kent forPentin
Notable wirk(s)Bal du moulin de la Galette, 1876
Luncheon o the Boatin Pairty, 1880
Nude, 1910

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, commonly kent as Auguste Renoir (French: [pjɛʁ oɡyst ʁənwaʁ]; 25 Februar 1841 – 3 December 1919), wis a French airtist who wis a leadin penter in the development o the Impressionist style. As a celebrator o beauty an especially feminine sensuality, it haes been said that "Renoir is the feenal representative o a tradeetion that runs directly frae Rubens tae Watteau."[1] He wis the faither o actor Pierre Renoir (1885–1952), filmmakker Jean Renoir (1894–1979) an ceramic airtist Claude Renoir (1901–1969). He wis the grandfaither o the filmmakker Claude Renoir (1913–1993), son o Pierre.

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  1. Read, Herbert: The Meaning of Art, page 127. Faber, 1931.