Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Wikioo.org - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Style: Impressionism;Realism;Orientalism

Place: Limoges

Born: 1841

Death: 1919

Nationality: France


Pierre-Auguste Renoir (US /rɛnˈwɑr/ or UK /ˈrɛnwɑr/ French: [pjɛʁ oɡyst ʁənwaʁ] 1841-1919) was a French artist who was a leading painter in the development of the Impressionist style. As a celebrator of beauty, and especially feminine sensuality, it has been said that "Renoir is the final representative of a tradition which runs directly from Rub...