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Auguste Renoir
(1841-1919) born on
Feb 25
French artist. He was a founder of the French impressionist movement noted for its optimistic view of life, e.g., "Le Moulin...," 1876.
         
   
F
I think I'm beginning to learn something about it.

R
You've got to be a fool to want to stop the march of time.
A
In a few generations you can breed a racehorse. The recipe for making a man like Delacroix is less well known.
N
I just keep painting till I feel like pinching. Then I know it's right.
K
The pain passes, but the beauty remains.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Renoir: An Intimate Record," 1930
R: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
A: Attrib.
N: Explaining how he achieved such lifelike flesh tones in his nudes. Attrib.
K: Explaining why he still painted when his hands were twisted with arthritis. Attrib.
   


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