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Paintings by Pierre-Auguste Renoir


Lise with a Parasol by Pierre-Auguste Renoir
Pierre-Auguste Renoir's Lise with a Parasol                              (oil on canvas, 72-1/2x45-1/4 inches)                                            hangs in the Museum Folkwang in Essen, Germany.
Pierre-Auguste Renoir's Lise with a Parasol (oil on canvas, 72-1/2x45-1/4 inches) hangs in the Museum Folkwang in Essen, Germany.

Completed in 1867, Lise with a Parasol by Pierre-Auguste Renoir depicts Lise Trehot in the natural setting of a public park. She appears to be on a summer stroll, enjoying the shade of the leafy trees and her parasol. Art critic Émile Zola saw Lise with a Parasol at the official Salon and praised its modernity because Renoir blended elements of fashion and pleasure in the distinctive style of the times.

Pierre-Auguste Renoir often used friends as his subjects. Next, we'll see another portrait of an acquaintance.

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