Arts Everyday Living: In Love with the Art of Renoir—Portrait of the Berard Children at the Castle

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Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Children’s Afternoon at Wargemont, 1884, oil on canvas, Alte Nationalgalerie Berlin, Germany

The 18th century Castle of Wargemont was rebuilt in the 19th century.  From 1855, it belonged to the Berard family, who patronized the artist Renoir.

Patrimoines De France website

Impressionist icon Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) often visited client and friend Paul Berard at his chateau of Wargemont in Normandy, creating several portraits of his children.

See: More portraits of the Berard children in the other blogs posted today!

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