Presentation on theme: "Pierre Auguste Renoir By: Ashita Patel Pierre Auguste Renoir."— Presentation transcript:
Pierre Auguste Renoir By: Ashita Patel Pierre Auguste Renoir
Date & Origin of Birth Renoir was born on February 25,1841 in Limoges,France. He was the sixth of seven children of Leonard Renoir and Marguerite Merlet.
Family Background Renoir was born into a working class family. As a boy Renoir worked in a porcelain factory starting a the age of 13. Renoir's father was a tailor and his mother a seamstress. He worked hard throughout his childhood to help out his family.
Childhood At the age of 13 he began painting flowers on dishware at a porcelain factory In 1862 he entered the studio of Charles Gleyre (1808-74) and became friends with Claude Monet and Alfred Sisley (1869) He and Monet worked together at La Grenouillere, on the Seine ( a famous river in France)
Art Training In 1860, Renoir was admitted as an authorized copier in the Louvre. The Louvre is a famous French art museum. He first was an apprentice at a porcelain factory he worked at. He worked with his friends Monet and Sisley.
Art Influences Renoir influenced many artists because of his great work with oil pastels. One of the famous artists he influenced was Pablo Picasso. His work at the porcelain factory made him love to draw. Then he started to use oil pastels and used that as his primary drawing utensil.
Break Out-Piece Renoir was an impressionist artist, during his lifetime there were also many other impressionist artist. Renoir became famous for his painting called “ Girl With the Watering Can”. He also became famous for his painting called “The Umbrellas”.