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Examples of artworks by Impressionists Berthe Morisot, Frederic Bazille, Armand Guillaumin, and Pierre-Auguste Renoir:

 

 

Berthe Morisot (French, 1841-1895), Reading: The Mother and Sister Edma of the Artist (La lecture), 1869-1870, oil on canvas, 39 3/4 x 32 1/4 inches (101 x 81.8 cm), National Gallery of Art, Washington. This painting was retouched by Manet. Also see feminist art and the WebMuseum.

 

 

see thumbnail to leftBerthe Morisot, The Cradle (Le berceau), 1872, oil on canvas, 22 x 18 inches (56 x 46 cm), Musée d'Orsay, Paris. The models are Berthe's sister Edma and Edma's daughter Blanche.

 

 

Berthe Morisot, In a Park, also known as On the Grass, 1874, Petit Palais, Paris. Edma and her children.

 

see thumbnail to rightBerthe Morisot, The Artist's Daughter, Julie, with her Nanny, about 1884, oil on canvas, 23 x 28 inches, Minneapolis Institute of Arts.

 

 

Berthe Morisot, A Village (the village of Maurecourt),pastel on paper, 18 1/2 x 28 1/4 inches (47 x 72 cm), private collection, New York.

 

 

see thumbnail to leftFrédéric Bazille (French, 1841-1870), Portrait of Pierre-Auguste Renoir, 1867, oil on canvas, 37 x 32 1/3 inches (122 x 107 cm), Musée d'Orsay, Paris. Also see the WebMuseum.

 

 

Frédéric Bazille, Bazille's Studio, 9 rue de la Condamine, 1870, oil on canvas, 38 1/2 x 50 1/2 inches (98 x 128.5 cm), Musée d'Orsay, Paris.

 

 

 

see thumbnail to rightArmand Guillaumin (French, 1841-1927), Moret-sur-Loing, 1902, oil on canvas, 60.0 x 73.0 cm, Tate Gallery, London. See en plein air.

 

Pierre-Auguste Renoir (French, 1841-1919), Romaine Lacaux, 1864, oil on canvas, Cleveland Museum of Art. Also see the WebMuseum.

 

 

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Portrait of Claude Monet, 1875, oil on canvas, 33 1/2 x 23 3/4 inches (85 x 60.5 cm), Musée d'Orsay, Paris.

 

 

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, A Girl With a Watering Can, 1876, oil on canvas, 39 1/2 x 28 3/4 inches (100 x 73 cm), National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

 

 

see thumbnail to leftPierre-Auguste Renoir, The Swing, 1876, oil on canvas, 36 1/4 x 28 3/4 inches (92 x 73 cm), Musée d'Orsay, Paris.

 

 

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Le Moulin de la Galette, 1876, oil on canvas, 4 feet 3 1/2 inches x 5 feet 9 inches (131 x 175 cm), Musée d'Orsay.

 

 

see thumbnail to rightPierre-Auguste Renoir, Madame Georges Charpentier (Marguerite-Louise Lemonnier, 1848-1904) and Her Children, Georgette-Berthe (1872-1945) and Paul-Émile-Charles (1875-1895), 1878, oil on canvas, 60 1/2 x 74 7/8 inches (153.7 x 190.2 cm), Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY. (On the Met's page, you can enlarge any detail.)

 

 

 

see thumbnail to leftPierre-Auguste Renoir (French, 1841-1919), Portrait of the Actress Jeanne Samary, 1878, oil on canvas, 68 x 40 1/2 inches (174 x 101.5 cm), Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia.

 

 

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Oarsmen at Chatou, 1879, oil on canvas, 32 x 39 1/2 inches (81.3 x 100.3 cm), National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC.

 

 

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, The Canoeists' Luncheon, 1879-1880, oil on canvas, 21 1/2 x 26 inches (55.1 x 65.9 cm), Art Institute of Chicago.

 

 

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Roses and Jasmine in a Delft Vase (Roses et jasmin dans un vase de Delft), c. 1880-1881, oil on canvas, 32 x 25 5/8 inches (81.5 x 65 cm), The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, No. 3KP 524. Formerly collection Otto Krebs, Holzdorf.

 

 

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Fruits from the Midi, 1881, oil on canvas, Art Institute of Chicago.

 

 

 

see thumbnail to rightPierre-Auguste Renoir, The Luncheon of the Boating Party (Le déjeuner des canotiers), 1881, oil on canvas, 51 x 68 inches (129.5 x 172.7 cm), The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC. The Collection offers The Story Behind the Masterpiece. See fête galante and genre.

 

 

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, On the Terrace, 1881, oil on canvas, 39 1/2 x 31 7/8 inches (100.5 x 81 cm), Art Institute of Chicago.

 

see thumbnail to leftPierre-Auguste Renoir, The Piazza San Marco, Venice, 1881, oil on canvas, 25 3/4 x 32 inches, Minneapolis Institute of Arts.

 

 

Pierre Auguste Renoir, In the Meadow, c. 1890, oil on canvas, 32 x 25 3/4 inches, Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY.

 

 

see thumbnail to rightPierre Auguste Renoir, Two Young Girls at the Piano, 1892, oil on canvas, 45 3/4 x 35 3/8 inches (116.2 x 90 cm), Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY.

 

 

see thumbnail to leftPierre Auguste Renoir, Peaches and Almonds, 1901, oil on canvas, 31.1 x 41.3 cm, Tate Gallery, London.

 

 

 

see thumbnail to rightJules Bastien-Lepage (French, 1848-1884), The Wood Gatherer, 1881, oil on canvas, Milwaukee Art Museum. Emile Zola (1840-1902) described Bastien-Lepage's work as "Impressionism corrected, sweetened and adapted to the taste of the crowd." See Heidelberg school and Naturalism.

 

see thumbnail to leftGustave Caillebotte (French, 1848-1894), Boating on the Yerres, 1877, oil on canvas, Milwaukee Art Museum, WI.

 


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