Pierre Auguste Renoir

BornFebruary 25, 1841 (Limoges, France)
DiedDecember 3, 1919 (Cagnes-sur-Mer, France)
PeriodImpressionism, Modern Art

Paintings of Pierre Auguste Renoir

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Luncheon of the Boating Party has been one of the known painting by the French artist Renoir born in 19th century. The painting stands as a celebrative depiction a merry company type gathering. Despite being just a regular day, it boasts about goodness of general life. Luncheon of the Boating Party Analysis The depiction is made in the similar strokes of his another painting The Ball at the Moulin de la Galette. Small, light toned strokes for a smooth output. This unique depiction way makes the whole picture a bit blurry as the lines aren’t hard enough in compare to other conventional methods. Subject matter of the painting is apparent. Some people have gathered at a house’s balcony to have some good  time. Total of […]


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The Ball at the Moulin de la Galette by Pierre Auguste Renoir is a depiction of a small French Town’s outskirt area with a lively beer-garden. People are dancing, drinking and having sensuous flirting activities to have a joyous time. The sunlight sieved through tree-branches is giving the environment a balanced and pleasant air. The whole place seems to be filled with music, dance-steps, laughs and gossips. The painting currently ranks at number six on the list of the most expensive paintings with the price tag of $78.1 in 1990, which translates into staggering $141.5 million if we adjust the figure with the price inflation. Moulin de la Galette is a windmill in the district of Montmartre, Paris. This is the same place where Vincent […]


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