oil painting art made by Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Pierre-Auguste Renoir French artist Pierre-Auguste Renoir, commonly known as Auguste Renoir, was a French artist who was a leading painter in the development of the Impressionist style. Born: February 25, 1841, Limoges, France Died: December 3, 1919, Cagnes-sur-Mer, France On view: National Gallery of Art East Building, Musée d’Orsay, Periods: Impressionism, Modern art, Realism, Post-Impressionism Spouse: Aline Charigot (m. 1890–1915) Children: Jean Renoir, Lucienne Bisson, Pierre Renoir, Claude Renoir