Definition of Renoir

1. Noun. French impressionist painter (1841-1919).

Exact synonyms: Pierre Auguste Renoir
Generic synonyms: Old Master

Definition of Renoir

1. Noun. a painting by Pierre-Auguste Renoir ¹

2. Proper noun. Pierre-Auguste Renoir, French painter ¹

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Literary usage of Renoir

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Modern Art: Being a Contribution to a New System of æsthetics by Julius Meier-Graefe (1908)
"Renoir, on the other hand, determined to reanimate the tradition which Baudry had falsified, by richer methods. This explains the superficial aspects, ..."

2. Modern Art: Being a Contribution to a New System of æsthetics by Julius Meier-Graefe (1908)
"A period rich in forms lay behind him, when he gave himself up to the fancies of his brush. This no painter of a later generation could replace. Renoir ..."

3. Modern painting, its tendency and meaning by Willard Huntington Wright (1915)
"But Renoir did not stop here: to this achievement he added form and ... These were the qualities which Renoir was to develop to so superlative a degree. ..."

4. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"... Renoir — RENSSELAER employees; electric-power plant, 50; pressed brick works, 25, and a number of smaller manufactories. The trade is chiefly in farm ..."

5. The History of Modern Painting by Richard Muther (1896)
"Edouard Manet, Degas, Renoir, Camille Pissarro, Alfred Sis ley, Claude Monet.—The Impressionist movement the final phase in the great battle of liberation ..."

6. Promenades of an Impressionist by James Huneker (1910)
"He met Pissarro, Monet, Renoir, Ce"zanne, all youthful and confident and boiling over with admiration for Corot, Courbet, and Millet. ..."

7. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1841)
"By M. Renoir. HAVING traversed the Grand-Chartreuse alone, a few days before the meeting of the Society at Grenoble, I thought it unnecessary to go over the ..."

8. Since Cezanne by Clive Bell (1922)
"Renoir is the greatest painter alive.f There are admirers of Matisse and admirers ... Renoir was born in 1841, and in "54 bound prentice to a china-painter. ..."

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