Two Young Girls at the Piano

Two Young Girls at the Piano, 1892, Pierre-Auguste Renoir
111.8 cm86.4 cm

Two Young Girls at the Piano is an Impressionist Oil on Canvas Painting created by Pierre-Auguste Renoir in 1892. It lives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. The image is available via Institutional Open Content, and tagged Children, Music and Girls. Source

In late 1891 or early 1892, the French government invited Renoir to paint a piece specifically for their new Musée du Luxembourg, a place for displaying the work of living artists. Renoir chose these two girls as his models and took extra care on this project, as he was under intense scrutiny and pressure.

Obelisk uses cookies to measure site usage, helping us understand our readers' interests and improve the site. By continuing to browse this site you agree to the use of cookies. Learn more