Arts Everyday Living: Through the Eyes of Renoir—Extraordinary Colorist, Master Portraitist

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Two Sisters (The Terrace), 1881, oil on canvas, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

French Impressionist icon Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) was 40 years old when he painted Two Sisters above.  Few artists can rival his mastery of color, incredibly rich in both quality and variety.

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