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Enamel Pin: Renoir's Daughters of Durand-Ruell

Enamel Pin: Renoir's Daughters of Durand-Ruell

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The Daughters of Durand-Ruel is a vibrant Impressionist painting in the Chrysler's permanent collection by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, depicting his art dealer Paul Durand-Ruel's two daughters in a garden. Renoir's loose brushwork and use of dappled light capture their joyful essence. The painting highlights Renoir's signature style and the close relationship between the artist and Durand-Ruel, the art dealer who supported and promoted the Impressionist movement.

 

  • Soft enamel pin with rubber clutch
  • 1.25 inches (3.17 cm) high
  • 6 color design

Product Details

  • Product type: Enamel Pin
  • Shipping Dimensions: 4.5 × 2.375 × 0.125 inches  (11.4 × 6.0 × 0.3 cm)
  • Shipping Weight: 0.03 lb (0.5 oz; 14 g)
  • SKU010010345

About the Artist, Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) was a prominent French artist known for his exceptional contributions to Impressionism. Born on February 25, 1841, in Limoges, France, Renoir displayed a remarkable talent for painting from an early age. His artistic journey began as a porcelain painter, but his passion for art soon led him to pursue a career as a fine artist.

Renoir's style evolved over time, initially influenced by the realism of Gustave Courbet and later embracing the principles of Impressionism. He developed a distinctive approach characterized by vibrant colors, loose brushwork, and a focus on capturing the fleeting effects of light and atmosphere. Renoir's subjects varied, ranging from intimate portraits and sensuous nudes to bustling city scenes and serene landscapes.

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. Renoir's later years were marked by physical ailments, yet his passion for painting endured, and he continued to create masterpieces until his death on December 3, 1919.

Pierre-Auguste Renoir's legacy is immense, and his contributions to the art world are widely celebrated. His captivating depictions of life, joy, and beauty continue to inspire and resonate with audiences worldwide. Renoir's ability to capture the essence of a moment, the play of light, and the nuances of human emotion ensures his place as one of the most beloved and influential artists in the history of Western art.

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