Dance in the Country, 1883: Canvas Replica Painting: Medium
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By artist Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919), in the Musee d'Orsay, Paris
Influenced by a trip to the Italian countryside, Renoir painted this bright and cheerful scene of a dancing couple beneath a chestnut tree as a commission for a patron who requested works on the theme of a ball. The brilliant lead painter in the development of the French Impressionist style, Renoir's work is notable for its vibrant light and saturated color. The authentic stretched canvas replica painting captures the original work's texture, depth of color, and even its soft brushstrokes, which are applied by hand exclusively for Design Toscano. With bas-relief organic styling, the multi-tiered, replica European style frame is cast in quality designer resin and highlighted with an aged gold-toned finish.
Medium: 20"Wx35.5"H. framed (13.5"Wx29"H. image size, 3.25"W. frame)
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   Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919)




French painter originally associated with the Impressionist movement. His early works were typically Impressionist snapshots of real life, full of sparkling color and light. By the mid-1880s, however, he had broken with the movement to apply a more disciplined, formal technique to portraits and figure paintings, particularly of women.

In 1854 he began work as a painter in a porcelain factory in Paris, gaining experience with the light, fresh colors that were to distinguish his Impressionist work and also learning the importance of good craftsmanship. In 1862 he entered the studio of Gleyre and there formed a lasting friendship with Monet, Sisley, and Bazille. His relationship with Monet was particularly close at this time, and their paintings of the beauty spot called La Grenouillre done in 1869 are regarded as the classic early statements of the Impressionist style. Like Monet, Renoir endured much hardship early in his career, but he began to achieve success as a portraitist in the late 1870s and was freed from financial worries after the dealer Paul Durand-Ruel began buying his work regularly in 1881

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