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Key Works: Pierre-Auguste Renoir

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Pierre-Auguste Renoir was a French Impressionist painter whose eye for beauty made him one of the movement’s most popular practitioners. He is best known for his paintings of bustling Parisian modernity and leisure in the last three decades of the 19th century. Though celebrated as a colorist with a keen eye for capturing the movement of light and shadow, Renoir started to explore Renaissance painting in the middle of his career, which led him to integrate more line and composition into his mature works and create some of his era’s most timeless canvases. (The Art Story)

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The Umbrellas
The Umbrellas
Luncheon of the Boating Party
Luncheon of the Boating Party
Dance at the Moulin de la Galette
Dance at the Moulin de la Galette
The Large Bathers
The Large Bathers
La Grenouillère
La Grenouillère
Diana
Diana
Gabrielle et Jean
Gabrielle et Jean