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A Short Biography of Pierre-Auguste Renoir

A Short Biography of Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Applewood Books

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Pierre-Auguste Renoir filled his paintings with light and beauty. Unlike his contemporaries, plein-air painters of landscapes, he filled his canvases with human movement: the swish of silk; the crackle of a crinoline.

  • Written by Carol Norcross
  • Product Type: Biography, Hardcover
  • 32 pages
  • Published in 2017
  • Shipping Dimensions: 6.8 × 4.3 × 0.25 inches  (17.3 × 10.9 × 0.6 cm)
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25 lb (4.0 oz; 113 g)
  • SKU010003293 | 9781944038335

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About the Artist

Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841 - 1919) was a prominent French artist known for his exceptional contributions to Impressionism. Alongside fellow Impressionists such as Claude Monet and Edgar Degas, Renoir played a pivotal role in challenging the traditional art conventions of his time. Despite facing initial criticism, his works gained recognition and acclaim as the Impressionist movement flourished.

Pierre-Auguste Renoir in the Chrysler Museum

About the Publisher

Applewood Books

Founded in Carlisle, Massachusetts in 1976 by Phil Zuckerman, Applewood Books specializes in publishing "books for the Cultural Traveler," high-quality, American-manufactured books that help tell the stories of America—its places, its people, and its history.

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