Poster Pierre Auguste Renoir - Young Girls at the Piano

Poster Pierre Auguste Renoir - Young Girls at the Piano

Pierre Auguste Renoir (1841-1919)
Girls at the Piano, 1892 - Oil on canvas. H. 116; W. 81 cm

A music lover like most impressionists, Renoir often represented young girls at the piano. This subject derives from the assemblies of musicians painted in the 17th and 18th centuries, perhaps also from the ...
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Dimensions :
50 x 70 cm
Museum :
Musée de l’Orangerie
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Museum of Conservation :
Paris, musée de l'Orangerie
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Author :
Pierre Auguste Renoir

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Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919)

Renoir is one of the main representatives of the impressionist movement whose paintings are composed of touches of colour, set in small commas, where black and line do not exist. During this period, he painted scenes from modern popular and social life, portraits, landscapes. From 1880, Renoir began to change the way he painted. He stands out from the impressionists; his style becomes more classical.