Girl with a Hoop by Pierre-Auguste Renoir was created in 1885. The painting is in National Gallery of Art Washington D.C. The size of the work is 125,7 x 76,6 cm and is made of oil on canvas.
This canvas is the after effect of a commission to draw a nine-year-old young lady named Marie Goujon. It is a case of Renoir’s new style which he created after his excursion to Italy in 1881. Renoir called this method “sour,” or “aigre.” The word passes on a feeling of the hardness and snugness of his new style.
About the Artist: French artist and Impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir was born in Limoges, Haute-Vienne, France. Although Renoir displayed a talent for his work, he frequently tired of the subject matter and sought refuge in the galleries of the Louvre. The owner of the factory recognized his apprentice’s talent and communicated this to Renoir’s family. Following this, Renoir started taking lessons to prepare for entry into Ecole des Beaux Arts… read more
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