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biografia di Pierre-Auguste RENOIR (1841-1919)

Personal data


Birth : 02/25/1841 - Limoges, France
Death : 12/03/1919 - Cagnes-sur-Mer, France
Sex : M
Nationality/Affiliation : France

Education

1862 : ENSBA Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts – 14 rue Bonaparte – Paris, France

Professional data


Work and Life

1881:Paul DURAND-RUEL began buying his work regularly, Paris, France.
1862:He formed a lasting friendship with Claude MONET, Alfred SISLEY, and Frédéric BAZILLE. He painted with them in the Barbizon district and became a leading member of the group of Impressionists who met at the Café Guerbois, Paris, France.
1861:Renoir had begun attending the studio of Marc-Gabriel-Charles GLEYER, a Swiss teacher who offered practical instruction to a number of artists.
1860 – 1864:Renoir was granted permission to copy in the Louvre, a practice that he maintained for the next four years, Paris, France.
1854 – 1858:Renoir left school and begin his apprenticeship as a porcelain painter at the firm of Lévy Frères.

Work


Categorie and medium


Painting : Oil/canvas
Sculpture-Volume : Bronze
Drawing-Watercolor : Gouache - Mixed media/paper - Watercolour

Subject

still life
nude
landscape
portrait

Movements and styles

French Impressionism
Impressionism

Works

Baigneuse assise s'essuyant une jambe
Date of creation : 1914
Medium : Oil/canvas
Size : 51 x 41 cm
 
Baigneuse assise dans un paysage dite Eurydice
Date of creation : 1895
Medium : Oil/canvas
Size : 116 x 89 cm
 
Bouquet de Chrysanthèmes
Date of creation : 1883
Medium : Oil/canvas
Subject : still life
Size : 82 x 66 cm
 
Jeune femme au chapeau noir
Date of creation : 1880
Medium : Mixed media/paper
Materials : watercolor-gouache
Subject : portrait
Size : 39 x 26 cm
 
Alphonsine Fournaise, dit à la Grenouillère
Date of creation : 1879
Medium : Oil/canvas
Subject : portrait
Size : 74 x 93 cm
 
Buste de sa femme
Medium : Bronze
Subject : bust
Size : 61 x 56 x 28 cm
 

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

2002

Pierre-Auguste Renoir e la luce dell’impressionismo
Fondazione Mazzotta – Milan MI, Italy
09/19/2002 – 11/17/2002

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2007

FIAC Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain
Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais – Paris, France
10/18/2007 – 10/22/2007
Represented by : Galerie Henze & Ketterer AG – Kirchstrasse 26 – Bern BE, Switzerland

2001

Art Toronto 2001 – TIAF Toronto International Art Fair
MTCC Metro Toronto Convention Centre – Toronto ON, Canada
10/11/2001 – 10/15/2001
Represented by : Nikola Rukaj Gallery – 384 Eglinton Avenue West – Toronto ON, Canada

13th Annual Works on Paper
New York NY, United States
03/02/2001 – 03/04/2001
Represented by : Peter Findlay Gallery – 41 East 57th Street – New York NY, United States

Artpalmbeach – 4th Modern & Contemporary Art Fair
International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches – West Palm Beach FL, United States
01/10/2001 – 01/15/2001
Represented by : O’Hara Gallery – #1302 41 East 57th Street – New York NY, United States

2000

International Artexpo California
San Francisco CA, United States
11/02/2000 – 11/05/2000
Represented by : Christopher-Clark Fine Art – 377 Geary Street – San Francisco CA, United States

ARTissima – Arte Contemporaneo a Torino, n° 7
Palazzo del Lavoro – Turin TO, Italy
10/05/2000 – 10/08/2000
Represented by : Salamon – L’ArteModerna – Via San Quintino, 4 – Turin TO, Italy

International Artexpo New York
Jacob K Javits Convention Center – New York NY, United States
03/09/2000 – 03/13/2000
Represented by : Club of American Collectors of Fine Arts – 20 West 64th Street Suite 21K 1 Lincoln Plaza – New York NY, United States

1999

Art21
Las Vegas NV, United States
11/03/1999 – 11/06/1999
Represented by : Dexa – 5 rue Jean Jacques Rousseau – Paris, France

ARTissima – Arte Contemporaneo a Torino, n° 6
Turin TO, Italy
10/07/1999 – 10/10/1999
Represented by : Salamon – L’ArteModerna – Via San Quintino, 4 – Turin TO, Italy

Artpalmbeach – Modern & Contemporary Art Fair
International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches – West Palm Beach FL, United States
03/10/1999 – 03/15/1999
Represented by : Lisa Kurts Gallery – 766 South White Station Road – Memphis TN, United States

1998

Art Moscow – III International Art Fair
Moscow, RUSSIAN FEDERATION
03/05/1998 – 03/09/1998
Represented by : Galerie Urs Meile – Rosenberghöfe 4a – Luzern LU, Switzerland


Group exhibitions

2007

Discernement et engouements
Musée de Lodève – Lodève, France
06/16/2007 – 10/28/2007

2004

Paris Painters: From Renoir to Picasso: the Osacr Ghez Collection
Kunsthal Rotterdam – Rotterdam, Netherlands
10/02/2004 – 01/23/2005

2003

A Private Passion: 19th Century Paintings and Drawings from the Grenville L. Winthrop Collection, Harvard University
Musée des Beaux-Arts – Lyon, France
03/14/2003 – 05/26/2003

2002

Idol of the Moderns: Pierre-Auguste Renoir and American Painting
SDMA San Diego Museum of Art – San Diego CA, United States
2002

Edouard Manet und die Impressionisten
Staatsgalerie – Stuttgart, Germany
09/21/2002 – 02/09/2003

1975

Delacroix et les peintres de la nature, de Géricault à Renoir
Musée National Eugène Delacroix – Paris, France
06/24/1975 – 12/25/1975

1948

Ecole de Paris – Paintings
Marquié Gallery – New York NY, United States
04/03/1948 – 04/24/1948

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