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Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Pierre-Auguste Renoir

 

Artist: Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Dates: 25 February 1841 – 3 December 1919

Nationality: French

Title of Piece: Sleeping Cat

Sleeping Cat by Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Sleeping Cat by Pierre-Auguste Renoir

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.

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