The Great Boulevards by Renoir

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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Philadelphia Museum of Art
published on 10 May 2022

An 1875 oil on canvas, The Great Boulevards, by Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919), the French impressionist painter. Paris was significantly remodelled in the second half of the 19th century, and one of the results was its now-famous wide boulevards. The bustling streets where all classes could meet were a favourite subject of the impressionists. (Philadelphia Museum of Art, USA)

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