Pierre-Auguste Renoir - La Promenade . House

Series:
Getty Publications - (Yale)
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication date:
31 Mar 2006
ISBN:
9780892363650
Imprint:
Getty Publications
Dimensions:
96 pages: 236 x 189 x 7mm
Illustrations:
25 colour and 32 b&w illustrations, 1 colour foldout

This study examines the sexual, historical and artistic contexts in which Renoir's "La Promenade" was created, and what it reveals about Renoir as man and artist. The reader is invited to see the work as a rejection of the idealist world of academic art and as a challenge to social and moral norms.