Pierre-Auguste Renoir (French, 1841 - 1919)

Pierre-Auguste Renoir

French | 1841 - 1919

Pierre-Auguste Renoir was a French Impressionist & Modern artist who was born in 1841. Their work is currently being shown at multiple venues like DMA, Dallas Museum of Art and will be on exhibit at Musée d'Orsay in Paris on April 26, 2024. Numerous key galleries and museums such as Musée d'Orsay have featured Pierre-Auguste Renoir's work in the past.Pierre-Auguste Renoir's work has been offered at auction multiple times, with realized prices ranging from 2 USD to 24,435,000 USD, depending on the size and medium of the artwork. Since 1998 the record price for this artist at auction is 24,435,000 USD for Berthe Morisot et sa fille, Julie Manet, sold at Christie's New York in 2022. Pierre-Auguste Renoir has been featured in articles for ArtDaily, Christie's Daily and Daily Art Magazine. The most recent article is How Do Artists See Themselves? written for Hyperallergic in April 2024. The artist died in 1919.

Artist's alternative names: Auguste Renoir, Pierre Renoir, Renoir

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..Although known primarily for his impressionist paintings, Renoir became interested in printmaking during the last two decades of his life and produced numerous etchings and lithographs, many based on his...

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Tacoma Art Museum

..Renoir’s paintings from this period, which have never been studied and shown as such, are often misunderstood as they do not fit comfortably into the history of high modernism...

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Los Angeles County Museum of Art

..Renoir’s 1883 portrait depicts the socially ambitious young wife of one of Renoir’s wealthy patrons (she was not yet 16 when they married)...

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The Art Institute of Chicago

..Renoir had discovered the “spotted” effect of light a year before in his Etude of a woman’s naked torso surrounded by greenery...

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State Hermitage Museum

..Renoir and his fellow Impressionists, however, enjoyed making portraits of all kinds of people...

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Arkansas Arts Center

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