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Still-Life with Apples

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Still-Life with Apples

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Pierre Auguste Renoir
French, 1841–1919


ca. 1890


Oil on canvas

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7 1/2 x 20 3/4 inches


Currently Not on View


While celebrated for his expressive portraits and vibrant outdoor scenes, Renoir, like his fellow Impressionists, turned to painting still lifes as both an exercise in light and form and because they were very marketable. Still Life with Apples is a beautiful example of Renoir’s late painterly technique and his ability to capture a few apples placed on a table and filled with the warm glow of summer.


Gift of Micheline and Bob Gerson