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The French painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir was born on 25.02.1841 in Limoges, Limousin and died on 03.12.1919 in Cagnes-sur-Mer, Côte d'Azur. In 1862, Auguste Renoir was accepted by the Ecole of Beaux-Arts. During his training, he learned the styles of the old masters of the 18th century and was influenced by the paintings of Gustavo Courbet und Jean-Babtiste-Camile Corot. He met painters like Claude Monet and Alfred Sisley in Paris and turned to Impressionism. The first Impressionist paintings were created. His style ranges from bright plein air painting with impressive reproduction of fleeting optical impressions to solidification of form with an emphasis on plasticity and lines. Only after his stay with Paul Cézanne in Aix-en-Provence (1888/89), Renoir achieved a balance between the impressionist-bound and form- modelling style of painting. His later work ("Das Urteil des Paris" 1908) bears the stamp of cheerful serenity and maturity although he was severely ill at that time. Pierre-Auguste Renoir, who depicted nature and people in a cheerful –idyllic life, died in December 1919 in Cagnes near Nizza. He has become the epitome of French impressionism and one of the most famous painters in the world as a result of his extensive work in different media such as paintings, graphics, pastels and sculpture. All artworks by Pierre-Auguste Renoir can be ordered in our online-shop in any form you desire e.g. as a poster, art print on canvas, hand-painted oil painting, acrylic art print or metal print. Each piece of wall art is unique!

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