Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Painting, Visual Artist

1841 – 1919

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Who was Pierre-Auguste Renoir?

Pierre-Auguste Renoir was a French artist who was a leading painter in the development of the Impressionist style. As a celebrator of beauty, and especially feminine sensuality, it has been said that "Renoir is the final representative of a tradition which runs directly from Rubens to Watteau."

Pierre-Auguste was the father of actor Pierre Renoir, filmmaker Jean Renoir and ceramic artist Claude Renoir. He was the grandfather of the filmmaker Claude Renoir, son of Pierre.

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Born
Feb 25, 1841
Limoges
Also known as
  • Auguste Renoir
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Nationality
  • France
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Lived in
  • Limoges
Died
Dec 3, 1919
Cagnes-sur-Mer

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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