Landscape at Wargemont (1879) by Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Landscape at Wargemont - Pierre-Auguste Renoir - 1879

Artwork Information

TitleLandscape at Wargemont
ArtistPierre-Auguste Renoir
Dimensions100 x 80 cm
Art MovementImpressionism
Current LocationToledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH, US

About Landscape at Wargemont

The artwork titled “Landscape at Wargemont” was created by the renowned artist Pierre-Auguste Renoir in 1879. This landscape painting, executed in oil on canvas, measures 100 by 80 centimeters. As an exemplary piece of the Impressionist movement, Renoir’s work captures the interplay of light and the essence of the natural environment. Currently, the artwork graces the collection of the Toledo Museum of Art, located in Toledo, Ohio, United States.

“Landscape at Wargemont” exemplifies Renoir’s interest in nature and his ability to imbue the landscape with an atmospheric quality that is characteristic of Impressionism. In this particular work, one observes a vibrant and textured depiction of the countryside, rendered through Renoir’s deft brushstrokes. The painting portrays a sweeping view of rolling hills, lush foliage, and a winding path that draws the eye through the composition. The use of color and light creates a palpable sense of the time of day and season, inviting the viewer to almost feel the warmth of the sun and the movement of the air. Renoir’s technique, with its loose brushwork and emphasis on the effects of light, serves to evoke a fleeting moment in nature, capturing the ever-changing qualities of the outdoor scenery.

Other Artwork from Pierre-Auguste Renoir

More Impressionism Artwork

Scroll to Top