Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Pierre-Auguste Renoir

French painter and sculptor

Date of Birth: 25-Feb-1841

Place of Birth: Limoges, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

Date of Death: 03-Dec-1919

Profession: illustrator, painter, sculptor

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Pierre-Auguste Renoir

  • Pierre-Auguste Renoir, commonly known as Auguste Renoir ( REN-wahr, ren-WAHR; French: [pj?? ogyst ??nwa?]; 25 February 1841 – 3 December 1919), was a French artist who was a leading painter in the development of the Impressionist style.
  • As a celebrator of beauty and especially feminine sensuality, it has been said that "Renoir is the final representative of a tradition which runs directly from Rubens to Watteau."He was the father of actor Pierre Renoir (1885–1952), filmmaker Jean Renoir (1894–1979) and ceramic artist Claude Renoir (1901–1969).
  • He was the grandfather of the filmmaker Claude Renoir (1913–1993), son of Pierre.

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