Two Apples by Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Two Apples - Pierre-Auguste Renoir -

Artwork Information

TitleTwo Apples
ArtistPierre-Auguste Renoir
Dimensions36.83 x 53.34 cm
Art MovementImpressionism
Current LocationPrivate Collection

About Two Apples

The artwork “Two Apples” is an oil on canvas painting by the renowned Impressionist artist Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Measuring 36.83 by 53.34 cm, the piece belongs to the still life genre and is a fine example of the Impressionist movement. Currently, this painting is housed within a private collection.

Depicted in the artwork are two vibrantly colored apples resting on what appears to be a piece of cloth. The brushwork is loose and flowing, with visible strokes that imbue the scene with a sense of liveliness and immediacy. The light seems to dance across the surface of the apples, highlighting their rounded forms and the delicate variations in color. Reds, yellows, and hints of green meld together to capture the essence of the fruit’s skin, while the background and the surface upon which the apples rest are rendered with swift, thick daubs of paint. The Impressionist style is evident in the focus on the interplay of light and color, and in the overall impression of a fleeting moment caught in time.

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