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Renoir, his life and work

Francois Fosca

Renoir, his life and work

by Francois Fosca

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Published by Thames and Hudson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Renoir, Auguste, -- 1841-1919.,
  • Painters -- France -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesRenoir.
    StatementFrancois Fosca ; [translated from the French by Mary I. Martin.].
    GenreBiography.
    SeriesThe World of art library: artists
    ContributionsRenoir, Auguste, 1841-1919.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination288 p. :
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22595103M
    ISBN 100500200130, 0500180113

    Renoir, his life and work by Fosca, François A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. The dust jacket is missing. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Rating: % positive.   His first work, a silent film, is called Catherine or A Life Without Joy. In a memoir, Jean wrote: "I have spent my life trying to determine the extent of the influence of my father upon me.

    First published in , her book was praised for its comprehensive yet intimate history of Renoir's life and work. Now back in print, White's classic book brilliantly contrasts the story of Renoir's personal battle against crippling arthritis––as well as his loss of favor with old . The second part of the book is a comprehensive gallery showing the artistÆs work in glorious pictures, each accompanied by an in-depth analysis of its context within his life, his technique and his body of work as a its engaging narrative and superb reproductions and photographs, this new book is essential reading for anyone.

    White (Renoir: His Life, Art and Letters) delivers a moving biography of French impressionist painter Auguste Renoir (–), sourced from thousands of letters and hundreds of previously.   Jean Renoir held onto just one of his father’s works his whole life: “Jean as a Huntsman” (), which traveled with him to California, and which he left to the Los Angeles County Museum of.


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First published inher book was praised for its comprehensive yet intimate history of Renoir's life and work. Now back in print, White's classic book brilliantly contrasts the story of Renoir's personal battle against crippling arthritis––as well as his loss of favor with old patrons dissatisfied when he developed a new style Cited by: 5.

The second part of the book is a gallery of Renoir's work in glorious pictures, each accompanied by an in-depth analysis of its context within his life, his technique and his body of work as a whole/5(6).

Synopsis. An innovative artist, Pierre-Auguste Renoir was born on Februin Limoges, France. He started out as an apprentice to a porcelain painter and studied drawing in his free : The book came about through conversations which Jean had with his father during the final years of his life, and describes and quotes with characteristic enthusiasm the day-to-day Who better to write of the great Impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir than his own son, the filmmaker Jean Renoir/5.

Renoir book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. During the seventy-eight years of his life, Pierre-Auguste Renoir painted thousands /5(10). Renoir the happy family man is clearly visible in the warm, domestic tones of so many of his paintings, and yet White describes in great detail the second life he kept from his wife Aline, the.

Colour illustrated dustwrapper, being a reproduction of a Renoir painting, with white and gray colour title to the front panel and white coloured titles to the backstrip. Black and white photograph of author to the rear fold over panel. A reassessment of the French impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir, his.

A major new biography of this enduringly popular artist by the world’s foremost scholar of his life and work. Expertly researched and beautifully written by the world’s leading authority on Auguste Renoir’s life and work, Renoir fully reveals this most intriguing of Impressionist artists.

The narrative is interspersed with more than 1, extracts from letters by, to, and about Renoir Brand: Thames & Hudson. Barbara Ehrlich White, a renowned Renoir scholar, devoted more than twenty years to searching out unpublished letters and documents that reveal his life as an artist and as a man.

First published inher book was praised for its comprehensive yet Author: Barbara Ehrlich White. Pierre-Auguste Renoir, (born FebruLimoges, France—died December 3,Cagnes), French painter originally associated with the Impressionist movement. His early works were typically Impressionist snapshots of real life, full of sparkling colour and light.

By the mids, however, he had broken with the movement to apply a more disciplined, formal technique to portraits and. COVID Resources.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fosca, François, Renoir. New York: Praeger, (OCoLC) Named Person: Auguste Renoir; Auguste Renoir. Renoir, His Life, Art and Letters, Renoir hardcover, art book, illustrated art book, art history, famous painter, impressionist art DivaDecades 5 out of 5 stars () $ $ $ (15% off).

During the seventy-eight years of his life, Pierre-Auguste Renoir painted thousands of paintings and made uncounted drawings, watercolors, and sketches.

Behind this prodigious output, rivaling even Picasso’s, is a lifetime of struggle and anguish seldom hinted at in the work of this “happy painter.” His efforts to find a new art to match his vision of the world created by light and. "I am just learning how to paint," Pierre-Auguste Renoir said in — six years before he died.

The French master painted right up to the end of his life; he died in at age Limoges. Renoir went to work at the age of 13 in Paris as a decorator of factory-made porcelain, copying the works of Boucher.

In he entered M. Gleyre's studio, where he formed lasting friendships with Bazille, Monet and Sisley. His early work reflected myriad influences including those of Courbet, Manet, Corot, Ingres and Delacroix.

Early life. Born in Essoyes in the Aube departement of France, she was a cousin of Aline Victorine Charigot Renoir, who had married the painter, village was the birthplace of Aline also. At age sixteen, Gabrielle Renard moved to Montmartre to live and work as a nanny in her cousin's household, where the second of the three Renoir sons was about to be born.

An in-depth biography of the French impressionist painter. White (Impressionists Side by Side: Their Friendships, Rivalries, and Artistic Exchanges,etc.) is one of the leading authorities on the life and work of Pierre-Auguste Renoir (), “one of the greatest and most creative artists who ever lived.”Here, the author offers an “intimate” look into his life, a narrative Author: Barbara Ehrlich White.

Pierre-Auguste Renoir was among the central artists who launched the Impressionism movement in the s, but the name of the movement was originally an insult, and its initial exhibition was unsuccessful.

One of the most highly regarded artists of his time, Renoir was born inin Limoges, France, and started painting at age 13 after becoming an apprentice to a porcelain painter.

In his life as in his films, he did not bestow more value of the opinion expressed by one than on the opposite opinion expressed by another. Renoir’s achievement beginning with his first significant artistic work with “Nana,” into “The Rules of the Game,” inis a period pretty much unrivaled in the history of cinema.

Renoir. Pierre-Auguste Renoir, French painter originally associated with the Impressionism movement. His early works were typically Impressionist snapshots of real life, full of sparkling colour and light. By the mids, however, he had broken with the movement to apply a more disciplined, formal technique to portraits and figure paintings, particularly of women.His work is characterized by a richness of feeling and a warmth of response to the world and to the people in it.

Early life Pierre Auguste Renoir was born in Limoges, France, on Februthe sixth of Léonard Renoir and Marguerite Merlet's seven children.

His father was a tailor, and his mother was a dressmaker.A major new biography of this enduringly popular artist by the world’s foremost scholar of his life and work. Expertly researched and beautifully written by the world’s leading authority on Auguste Renoir’s life and work, Renoir fully reveals this most intriguing of Impressionist artists.

The narrative is interspersed with more than 1, extracts from letters by, to, and about Renoir.