Pierre-Auguste Renoir
French, 1841-1919
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Pierre-Auguste Renoir
French, 1841-1919
10,257 followers
High auction record
$78m, Sotheby's, 1990
High auction record
$78m, Sotheby's, 1990
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2018
Wanderlust. From Caspar David Friedrich to Auguste Renoir,
Alte Nationalgalerie
2017
Degas, Impressionism, and the Paris Millinery Trade,
Legion of Honor
2016
The Age of Rodin,
Museo Soumaya

Best known for portraiture, figurative work, and his series of voluptuous bathing women, …

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Best known for portraiture, figurative work, and his series of voluptuous bathing women, Pierre-Auguste Renoir was among the first group of French Impressionist painters. In the 1860s, he painted en plein air with Claude Monet, Frédéric Bazille, and Alfred Sisley in the forest of Fontainebleau. Rejecting traditional …

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