Pierre-Auguste Renoir  

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A Clearing in the Woods (1865) by Pierre-Auguste Renoir
A Clearing in the Woods (1865) by Pierre-Auguste Renoir

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Pierre-Auguste Renoir (25 February 1841 – 3 December 1919) was a French painter working in the Impressionist style.

He was the father of filmmaker Jean Renoir (1894–1979).

He is known for such paintings as A Clearing in the Woods (1865), Bal du moulin de la Galette (1876), Luncheon of the Boating Party (1881) and The Bathers (1918–19).

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