Magnet Renoir - Two Young Girls at the Piano

Magnet Renoir - Two Young Girls at the Piano

Pierre Auguste Renoir (1841-1919)
Young Girls at the Piano, 1892 - Oil on canvas - H. 116 ; L. 90 cm - Musée d'Orsay

Recalling a classical theme that was very popular with French 18th century painters, notably Fragonard, Renoir sought to paint an ideal world, peopled with graceful young girls. But, ...
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5,4 x 7,9 cm
Artist :
Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919)
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Musée d'Orsay
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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.