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Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Data di nascita: 25. Febbraio 1841
Data di morte: 3. Dicembre 1919
Altri nomi: Пьер Огюст Ренуар

Pierre-Auguste Renoir [pjɛʁ oˈgyst ʁəˈnwaʁ] è stato un pittore francese uno tra i massimi esponenti dell'impressionismo.

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„He Corot was always surrounded by a crowd of fools and I didn't want to get caught up in it. I admired him from a distance.“

—  Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Origine: undated quotes, p. 12 : Renoir's remark to Vollard referring to the pre-impressionist landscape-painter Camille Corot.

„For me, a painting must be a pleasant thing, joyous and pretty - yes, pretty. There are too many unpleasant things in life for us to fabricate still more.“

—  Pierre-Auguste Renoir

As quoted in: Faber Birren (1965) History of color in painting: with new principles of color expression. p. 284-5
Alternative translation:
To my mind, a picture should be something pleasant, cheerful, and pretty, yes pretty! There are too many unpleasant things in life as it is without creating still more of them.
As quoted in Luncheon of the Boating Party‎ (2007) by Susan Vreeland
undated quotes

„Give me that palette.... those two woodcocks.... turn this one's head to the left.... give me back my palette.... I can't paint that beak.... Quick, some paint.... change the position of those woodcocks…“

—  Pierre-Auguste Renoir

quote from a letter written by Félix Fénéon, published in 'Le Bulletin des artistes' 15th December 1919
this quote is expressing Renoir's last painter-remark, 30 November 1919, three days before he died.
after 1900

„I would never have taken up painting if women did not have breasts.“

—  Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Tibballs Geoff, ‎Geoff Tibballs (2012) The Mammoth Book of Comic Quotes, p. 80
undated quotes

„Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Etiam egestas wisi a erat. Morbi imperdiet, mauris ac auctor dictum.“

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