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Pierre-Auguste RenoirA self-taught painter struggles through poverty and war

Pierre-Auguste Renoir was a French artist born in 1841. Renoir contributed to the Impressionist movement and died in 1919. Get notified when Pierre-Auguste Renoir's biography is complete:

Lise Sewing

1866

Alfred Sisley with His Wife

1868

La Grenouillère

1869

Mixed Flowers in an Earthenware Pot

1869

Barges on the Seine

1869

La Grenouillère

1869

Odalisque

1870

Madame Monet Reading Le Figaro

1872

Madame Monet and her Son

1874

Self-portrait

1875

A Girl with a Watering Can

1876

The Banks of the Seine at Champrosay

1876

Oarsmen at Chatou

1879

The Two Sisters On the Terrace

1881

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 Large Bathers

1884-1887

Two Young Girls at the Piano

1892

The Hat Secured with a Pin

1894

The Stone with Three Sketches

1904