Paintings Reproductions Renoir, Pierre Auguste By the Seashore, 1883
Renoir Paintings 1841 - 1919  Painter, Sculptor, France, Impressionism

By the Seashore, 1883

Oil on canvas

The Metropolitan Museum


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OIL PAINTING:  By the Seashore, 1883

Renoir early oil paintings were typically Impressionist snapshots of real life, full of sparkling colour and light. By the mid-1880s, however, Renoir had broken with the movement to apply a more disciplined, formal technique to portraits and figure paintings, particularly of women.