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Renoir, Auguste 1841-1919

Works: 2,597 works in 5,788 publications in 16 languages and 80,708 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Biographical films  Historical films  Film adaptations  Catalogs  Educational films  Portraits 
Subject Headings: Painters 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Artist, Engraver, Honoree, Other, Author of introduction, Dedicatee, Creator, Lithographer, Performer, Metal-engraver, Composer, Editor, Photographer, Contributor, Collector, Actor
Classifications: ND553.R45, 759.4
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Renoir, his life, art, and letters by Barbara Ehrlich White( Book )

14 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 1,288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume contrasts the life of the French artist Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) -- his personal struggles against crippling arthritis and the disfavor of Renoir's patrons when he developed a new style -- with the flood of expression that his paintings revealed. With 391 illustrations this book covers the full scope of Renoir's work, from paintings and watercolors to sketches and drawings, including portraiture, landscapes, and still lives. Documented throughout, the book contains hundreds of Renoir's personal letters, many of them previously unpublished, as well as letters of friends and patrons
Renoir's portraits : impressions of an age by Colin B Bailey( Book )

15 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Of all the Impressionists, only Pierre-Auguste Renoir earned distinction as a professional portrait painter. For more than fifty years Renoir explored the genre of portraiture, experimenting and pressing forward in his determination to become -- as he explained to Monet in January 1884 - "a painter of figures." This sumptuously illustrated book is the first devoted exclusively to Renoir's portraiture, bringing together the finest examplesof the portraits he painted during each period of his prolific career. In these delightful paintings Renoir created uniquely endearing and enduring images of pleasure, comfort, and prosperity."--Amazon
Renoir : a retrospective by Auguste Renoir( Book )

8 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume tells the story of the artist and his work through the cumulative witness of family and friends, of artists, critics, historians and patrons, as well as through Renoir's own letters, writings, and recorded comments"--Cover
Pierre-Auguste Renoir : La promenade by John House( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John House examines the many facets of the work and what it reveals about Renoir as a man and artist. He asks, "What did it mean to paint a picture like La Promenade in France in 1870, in the final months of Napoleon III's Second Empire?" The reader is invited to look at the canvas - and Impressionism - as a rejection of the idealist world of academic art and as a challenge to contemporary social norms
Renoir and his art by Keith Wheldon( Book )

6 editions published between 1975 and 1978 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To illustrate this book Keith Wheldon has included among the well-known paintings, such as The Swing, Les Parapluies and the Moulin de la Galette, some unfamiliar owrks which, with the lucid text, help us towards a more detached reassessment of perhaps the most immediately attractive painter of the 19th century
Renoir by Robert F Reiff( Book )

13 editions published between 1968 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book shows and explains examples of the master's work
The genius of Renoir : paintings from the Clark by Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute( Book )

9 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With a consuming enthusiasm for the paintings of Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919), art collector Sterling Clark assembled one of the greatest private collections of Renoir's work during the first half of the 20th century
Renoir : a master of impressionism by Gerhard Gruitrooy( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated examination of the life and works of French Impressionist painter, Pierre-Auguste Renoir
Renoir by Anne Distel( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and Italian and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this elegant readable monograph, noted art historian Anne Distel offers an illuminating new account of the life of Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919). She deftly narrates Renoir's rise from apprentice porcelain painter to celebrated artist, quoting judiciously from the painter's own vivid letters from reviews by contemporary critics. In addition, she offers keen analyses of Renoir's style at each stage of his sixty-year career. And Distel does not consider that career in isolation, but uses the latest discoveries in the documentary evidence - some of them her own - to re-create the artistic and social milieus in which Renoir worked. She traces his relationships with other artists, both Manet and his fellow Impressionists and older contemporaries like Corot, Diaz, Courbet and Daubigny, as well as the younger Bonnard, Matisse, and Picasso; with writers like Zola, Mallarme, and Mirbeau; with his dealers, like Paul Durand-Ruel, Ambroise Vollard and the Bernheim brothers; and not least, with the patrons who were so important to his career, like the Charpentiers, the Berards, Charles Ephrussi, Maurice Gangnat and Dr. Barnes." "Distel's insightful text is illustrated throughout with some three hundred splendid color reproductions of the artist's finest and most representative works plus important archival photographs. This is the definitive monograph on one of the world's best-loved artists."--Jacket
Renoir in the Barnes Foundation by Barnes Foundation( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Barnes Foundation is home to the world's largest collection of paintings by Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919). Dr. Albert C. Barnes, a Philadelphia scientist who made his fortune in pharmaceuticals, established the Foundation in 1922 in Merion, Pennsylvania, as an educational institution devoted to the appreciation of the fine arts. A passionate supporter of European modernism, Barnes built a collection that was virtually unrivaled, with massive holdings by Paul Cézanne, Henri Matisse, and Pablo Picasso. But it was Renoir that Barnes admired above all other artists; he thought of him as a god and collected his work tenaciously, amassing 181 works by the painter between 1912 and 1942. All of these Renoirs are included in this lavishly illustrated book. Renoir in the Barnes Foundation tells the fascinating story of Barnes's obsession with the Impressionist master's late works, while offering illuminating new scholarship on the works themselves. Authors Martha Lucy and John House look closely at the key paintings in the collection, placing them in the wider contexts of contemporary artistic, aesthetic, and theoretical debates. The first volume to publish the entirety of Barnes's astonishing Renoir collection, Renoir in the Barnes Foundation is also an engaging study of the artist's critical--and often contested--role in the development of modern art
Renoir by Gilles Bourdos( Visual )

5 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in English and French and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arguably the greatest of all the Impressionist artists, Pierre August Renoir's brilliant Le Moulin de la Gallette created immense controversy in its day. Famous for his use of hot reds, orange and gold to portray nudes in sunlight, Renoir's later life was blighted by arthritis, which crippled his hands. This fascinating story of the man and his work includes a visit to the artist's home Cagnes-sur-Mer on the island of La Grenouillere, and unique footage of an Impressionist festival
Renoir by Auguste Renoir( Book )

5 editions published in 2005 in 3 languages and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the career of French painter Pierre Auguste Renoir, and presents and briefly discusses more than forty of his masterpieces
The life and works of Renoir by Janice Anderson( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of paintings and discussion of the paintings
Renoir by Auguste Renoir( Book )

18 editions published between 1972 and 1998 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About French painter Auguste Renoir
Renoir : Hayward Gallery, London, 30 January-21 April 1985, Galeries nationales du Grand palais, Paris, 14 May-2 September 1985, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 9 October 1985-5 January 1986 by Auguste Renoir( Book )

28 editions published between 1978 and 1985 in 4 languages and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tentoonstellingscatalogus van werk van de Franse schilder (1841-1919)
Renoir by Bruno F Schneider( Book )

9 editions published between 1958 and 1995 in English and Japanese and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains photographic reproductions of the artist's work and presents critical commentary on the artist and his work
Pierre Auguste Renoir by Auguste Renoir( Book )

30 editions published between 1950 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a biography of French Impressionist painter Pierre Auguste Renoir (1841-1919), published by Highway Adventure, LLC. Recounts his early life and his career
Renoir : biographical and critical studies by Denis Rouart( Book )

24 editions published between 1917 and 1959 in 7 languages and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renoir, my father by Jean Renoir( Book )

17 editions published between 1962 and 1965 in 4 languages and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of the famous artist by his son, mingling personal anecdotes with the factual
Renoir by Lesley Stevenson( Book )

14 editions published in 1991 in 7 languages and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A translation of Sophie Monneret's: Renoir, an illustrated biography of the impressionist French artist
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