A Short Biography of Pierre-Auguste Renoir
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A Short Biography of Pierre-Auguste Renoir

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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.

The Short Biographies series features short, intriguing, and entertaining biographies of world-renowned figures. Each beautiful hardcover book includes an interesting retelling of a single person's life, suitable for young adults and adults alike. These little gems will become beloved souvenirs of a favorite artist or a memorable trip to the museum.

Works by Pierre-Auguste Renoir are in the collection of the Chrysler Museum of Art.

  • Written by Carol Norcross
  • 32 pages
  • Hardbound
  • 4.3 × 6.8 in (10.9 × 17.27 cm)