Pierre-Auguste Renoir, ‘Douze Lithographs Originales (Delteil, Stella 37-48)’, 1904, Books and Portfolios, The set of twelve lithographs, Forum Auctions
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Douze Lithographs Originales (Delteil, Stella 37-48), 1904

The set of twelve lithographs
13 × 9 4/5 in
33 × 25 cm
Edition of 950
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from the edition of 950, each on wove paper, lacking title text and justification pages, loose (as …

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Pierre-Auguste Renoir
French, 1841–1919
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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 methods of building paintings with layers of thin glazes, the Impressionists worked spontaneously to capture the fleeting effects of light using bright pigments, large brushstrokes, and thick impasto. By the late 1870s, dissatisfied with the spontaneity of Impressionism, Renoir moved toward a more traditional, less experimental approach. By the 1890s, Renoir’s paintings recall the rich color of Titian and Rubens and the sensual beauty of 18th-century French art. Renoir was celebrated in the early 20th century as one of the greatest modern French painters.

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from the edition of 950, each on wove paper, lacking title text and justification pages, loose (as issued), published by Ambroise Vollard, Paris, each sheet 330 x 250mm (13 x 9 7/8in) (unframed) (12)

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Pierre-Auguste Renoir
French, 1841–1919
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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 methods of building paintings with layers of thin glazes, the Impressionists worked spontaneously to capture the fleeting effects of light using bright pigments, large brushstrokes, and thick impasto. By the late 1870s, dissatisfied with the spontaneity of Impressionism, Renoir moved toward a more traditional, less experimental approach. By the 1890s, Renoir’s paintings recall the rich color of Titian and Rubens and the sensual beauty of 18th-century French art. Renoir was celebrated in the early 20th century as one of the greatest modern French painters.

Douze Lithographs Originales (Delteil, Stella 37-48), 1904

The set of twelve lithographs
13 × 9 4/5 in
33 × 25 cm
Edition of 950
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