Collect Le Chapeau Epingle a beautiful, framed etching signed in the plate by Renoir!
This work was featured in Gustave Geffroy's La Vie artistique, 3rd series (Paris, 1894) and in Georges Rivière's Renoir et ses amis (Paris, 1921). This portrait depicts Julie Manet (Berthe Morisot's daughter and Edouard Manet's niece) and her cousin Jeanne as one of them fixes a hat pin on the other’s hat.
Pierre-Auguste Renoir was a French artist who was a leading painter in the development of the Impressionist style. As a celebrator of beauty and especially feminine sensuality, it has been said that " Renoir is the final representative of a tradition that runs directly from Rubens to Watteau. Renoir's paintings are notable for their vibrant light and saturated color, most often focusing on people in intimate and candid compositions. The female nude was one of his primary subjects. His early works were typically Impressionist snapshots of real life, full of sparkling color and light. Renoir’s work is a perfect illustration of this new approach in thought and technique. By using small, multi-colored strokes, he evoked the vibration of the atmosphere, the sparkling effect of foliage, and especially the luminosity of a young woman’s skin in the outdoors. By the mid-1880s, Renoir started to apply a more disciplined, formal technique to portraits and figure paintings, particularly of women. In his later years, Renoir’s paintings still embodied a cheerful attitude toward life. His themes became more personal and intimate, focusing on portraits of his wife, his children, and Gabrielle, his maid, who often also posed for his nude paintings. His still lives were composed of flowers and fruits from his own garden, and the landscapes were those that surrounded him. The nudes, especially, reflect the serenity that he found in his work.
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