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Pierre-Auguste Renoir

1841 - 1919

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Pierre-Auguste Renoir (French: [pjɛʁ oɡyst ʁənwaʁ]; 25 February 1841 – 3 December 1919) was a French artist who was a leading painter in the development of the Impressionist style. As a celebrator of beauty and especially feminine sensuality, it has been said that "Renoir is the final representative of a tradition which runs directly from Rubens to Watteau."He was the father of actor Pierre Renoir (1885–1952), filmmaker Jean Renoir (1894–1979) and ceramic artist Claude Renoir (1901–1969). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pierre-Auguste Renoir has received more than 3,313,969 page views. His biography is available in 89 different languages on Wikipedia. Pierre-Auguste Renoir is the 41st most popular painter (down from 26th in 2019), the 91st most popular biography from France (down from 41st in 2019) and the 11th most popular French Painter.

Pierre-Auguste Renoir is most famous for his paintings of people.

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Among painters, Pierre-Auguste Renoir ranks 41 out of 1,421Before him are Marc Chagall, Gustave Courbet, Giotto, Joan Miró, Tintoretto, and René Magritte. After him are Masaccio, Caspar David Friedrich, Giuseppe Arcimboldo, J. M. W. Turner, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, and Camille Pissarro.

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Among people born in 1841, Pierre-Auguste Renoir ranks 2Before him is Antonín Dvořák. After him are Edward VII, Gustave Le Bon, Georges Clemenceau, Berthe Morisot, Henry Morton Stanley, Henri Fayol, Otto Wagner, Itō Hirobumi, Frédéric Bazille, and Emil Theodor Kocher. Among people deceased in 1919, Pierre-Auguste Renoir ranks 2Before him is Rosa Luxemburg. After him are Theodore Roosevelt, Ernst Haeckel, Karl Adolph Gjellerup, Emil Fischer, Karl Liebknecht, Alfred Werner, Emiliano Zapata, Gojong of Korea, John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, and Andrew Carnegie.

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In France

Among people born in France, Pierre-Auguste Renoir ranks 91 out of 6,011Before him are Louis Philippe I (1773), Charles X of France (1757), Jean-Baptiste Lamarck (1744), Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1520), Napoleon II (1811), and Jean-François Champollion (1790). After him are Maurice Ravel (1875), Jean de La Fontaine (1621), Madame de Pompadour (1721), Charles-Augustin de Coulomb (1736), Henry II of France (1519), and Philip V of Spain (1683).

Among PAINTERS In France

Among painters born in France, Pierre-Auguste Renoir ranks 11Before him are Eugène Delacroix (1798), Édouard Manet (1832), Edgar Degas (1834), Jacques-Louis David (1748), Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (1780), and Gustave Courbet (1819). After him are Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864), Nicolas Poussin (1594), Georges Braque (1882), Georges Seurat (1859), Jean-François Millet (1814), and Théodore Géricault (1791).