Arts Everyday Living: Through the Eyes of Renoir–A Sumptuous Bouquet, A Gift from the Garden

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Basket of Flowers, 1890, oil on canvas, Private Collection

French Impressionist icon Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) created a multitude of flower still lifes during his long career.  However, Basket of Flowers is one of his most sumptuous bouquets, overflowing with a variety of fleurs, particularly rich in color.

 

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