Renoir : his life and works / Francesca Castellani.
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- ISBN: 0785813888 (hardcover)
- ISBN: 9780785813880 (hardcover)
- Physical Description: 271 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), ports. ; 35 cm.
- Publisher: Edison, N.J. : Chartwell Books, 2001, c1996.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 268) and index.
Soft, gracious painting. The workman of painting -- The gestation of impressionism -- The impressionist years -- The crisis of the Aigre period -- The pearly period : monumentality and elegance -- The last flames at Cagnes -- The works. Biography -- The formative years -- The vitality of light -- Plastic linearity -- The pearly period -- The paradise of the gods.
This volume explores the life and works of French artist Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919). He was a leading painter in the development of the Impressionist style. Renoir is best known for stunning depictions of nature, his tender portraits of children, and his merry images of bathers. The author explores the artist's formative years, his artistic evolution among the Impressionist painters of the Parisian art world, and the fame he enjoyed before his death.
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