Profile of a Woman in a Red Blouse (1897) by Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Profile of a Woman in a Red Blouse - Pierre-Auguste Renoir - 1897

Artwork Information

TitleProfile of a Woman in a Red Blouse
ArtistPierre-Auguste Renoir
Art MovementImpressionism
Current LocationPrivate Collection

About Profile of a Woman in a Red Blouse

The artwork entitled “Profile of a Woman in a Red Blouse” is an oil on canvas painting created by the renowned artist Pierre-Auguste Renoir in the year 1897. This piece is a manifestation of the Impressionist movement, which Renoir was a prominent member of, and is categorized as a portrait. Currently, this artwork belongs to a private collection.

The artwork captures the serene profile of a woman clad in a striking red blouse. Renoir’s deft brushwork conveys the texture of her garment and the gentle play of light on its folds. The subject’s face is rendered with soft, naturalistic tones that reveal her contemplative mood, while the background is composed of loose, abstract strokes, emblematic of the Impressionist style. The woman’s hair is elegantly arranged, adding to the overall grace of the portrait. The delicate balance of color, light, and composition in this piece is characteristic of Renoir’s skill in capturing the fleeting moments of everyday life with warmth and intimacy.

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