Woman in an Armchair by Renoir

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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Detroit Institute of Arts
published on 10 May 2022
Woman in an Armchair by Renoir Download Full Size Image

An 1874 oil on canvas, Woman in an Armchair, by Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) the French impressionist painter. Renoir was expert at relaxing his sitter and extracting from them a natural pose. He frequently used young women from the lower classes as models. (Detroit Institute of Arts, U.S.A.)

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Arts, D. I. o. (2022, May 10). Woman in an Armchair by Renoir. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15828/woman-in-an-armchair-by-renoir/

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