Pierre-Auguste Renoir Biography
(French Impressionist Painter)
Birthday: February 25, 1841 (Pisces)
Born In: Limoges, France
The French are known for being the leading lights in the field of the arts and over many centuries they have produced plenty of artists, musicians, film makers who have gone on to become trailblazers in their chosen fields. In that regard, Pierre-Auguste Renoir is one of the giants in the firmament of French artists and indeed one of the greatest artists the world has ever seen owing to the new techniques that he ushered in. Throughout his life he experimented with new styles in order to get to the very pinnacle of artistic refinement and it is not really a surprise that he is regarded as a giant by painters across generations. Renoir’s paintings are housed at some of the most famous museums in the world and private collectors pay tens of millions of dollars to get hold of his most famous works in order to add to their collection. Renoir’s paintings are studied by arts students in universities across the world in order to impart a deeper knowledge to up and coming painters about the school of painting that the great French artist pioneered. Renoir, like many other artists lived a pretty interesting life as well.