Artist: Pierre-Auguste Renoir
Dates: 25 February 1841 – 3 December 1919
Title of Piece: Dance at Moulin de la Galette
Brief Biography: Renoir was a leading artist in the development of the Impressionist movement. In his paintings he celebrated beauty and feminine sensuality. In the style of Impressionism Renoir suggested detail with touches of colour in his paintings which were light and vibrant.