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

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 […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Portrait of a Child--Through the Eyes of an American Folk Artist

Arts Everyday Living: Portrait of a Child–Through the Eyes of an American Folk Artist

  PORTRAIT OF A CHILD THROUGH THE EYES OF AN AMERICAN FOLK ARTIST     Since 1961, the American Folk Art Museum has been shaping the understanding of art by the self-taught through its exhibitions, publications and educational programs….Its collection includes more than 7,000 art works  dating from the 18th century to the present from compelling […]

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