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Pierre-Auguste Renoir
A self-taught painter struggles through poverty and war

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, The Artists
Portrait of Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Pierre-Auguste Renoir was a French artist born on February 25, 1841. Renoir contributed to the Impressionist movement and died on December 3, 1919.

Lise Sewing, Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Lise Sewing 1866

Alfred Sisley with His Wife, Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Alfred Sisley with His Wife 1868

Barges on the Seine, Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Barges on the Seine 1869

La Grenouillère, Pierre-Auguste Renoir

La Grenouillère 1869

La Grenouillère, Pierre-Auguste Renoir

La Grenouillère 1869

Mixed Flowers in an Earthenware Pot, Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Mixed Flowers in an Earthenware Pot 1869

Odalisque, Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Odalisque 1870

Madame Monet Reading Le Figaro, Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Madame Monet Reading Le Figaro 1872

Madame Monet and her Son, Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Madame Monet and her Son 1874

Self-portrait, Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Self-portrait 1875

A Girl with a Watering Can, Pierre-Auguste Renoir

A Girl with a Watering Can 1876

The Banks of the Seine at Champrosay, Pierre-Auguste Renoir

The Banks of the Seine at Champrosay 1876

Oarsmen at Chatou, Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Oarsmen at Chatou 1879

I am like a child at school. The new page is always going to be neatly written, and then pouf! . . . a blot. I'm still making blots . . . and I am 40 years old.

On Failure and the Renaissance: A letter to Durand and Ruel 1881

The Two Sisters On the Terrace, Pierre-Auguste Renoir

The Two Sisters On the Terrace 1881

The Large Bathers, Pierre-Auguste Renoir

The Large Bathers 1884 – 1887

Two Young Girls at the Piano, Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Two Young Girls at the Piano 1892

The Hat Secured with a Pin, Pierre-Auguste Renoir

The Hat Secured with a Pin 1894

The Stone with Three Sketches, Pierre-Auguste Renoir

The Stone with Three Sketches 1904

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