Bull of Heaven Meets Pierre-Auguste Renoir - The Bathers (1918 - 1919)


This painting is entitled Les Baigneuses or The Bathers which was made by Pierre-Auguste Renoir in 1918 – 1919. In this painting Renoir paints two women, one of the models is Andrée Hessling, who was the first wife of his son Renoir, Jean Renoir who was a director legendary in French history. Renoir in this painting paints his son-in-law with a touch of his signature impressionism. Of course this work was also inspired by French painters, Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres and Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino or commonly known as Raphael, an Italian painter from the Renaissance. Renoir himself was so proud of this painting that he once said that he considered it a magnum opus and that he worked hard to complete this work.

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