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Renoir Art Institute of Chicago Douglas W. Druick

Renoir Art Institute of Chicago

Douglas W. Druick

Published September 1st 1997
ISBN : 9780810963252
Hardcover
112 pages
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Pierre Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) is one of the best-loved artists of the French Impressionist circle. During his long and highly productive career, he created works ranging in subject matter from scenes of modern life to portraits, nudes,MorePierre Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) is one of the best-loved artists of the French Impressionist circle. During his long and highly productive career, he created works ranging in subject matter from scenes of modern life to portraits, nudes, landscapes, and still lifes. The collections of The Art Institute of Chicago embrace every aspect of his art, including such masterpieces as Lunch at the Restaurant Fournaise, Acrobats at the Cirque Fernando, and Two Sisters (On the Terrace). This book represents twenty-six works by Renoir in full color, highlighting his activities as painter, draftsman, printmaker, and sculptor. Douglas W. Druicks essay on the artists life and achievements provides insight into the historical significance and visual appeal of his imagery.