Renoir: The Magic of Childhood

Renoir: The Magic of Childhood

by Susanna Deiss


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Renoir: The Magic of Childhood by Susanna Deiss

"RENOIR: The Magic of Childhood" is an unusual introduction to Pierre-Auguste Renoir's art. Thematically centered on Renoir's family and friends, many of the illustrations portray children. Selected to appeal to the young reader, they offer an intimate glimpse into the life of this extraordinary man.

Renoir was one of the founders of the Impressionist movement that developed in France in the latter half of the 19th century. The impressionists introduced a radical style of painting that used short strokes and dabs of paint to convey the changing quality of light.

Renoir's art conveys his pleasure in everyday things, his love of his family and friends, and his profound enjoyment of life, despite the many difficulties he faced and overcame.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781482369823
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 02/08/2013
Pages: 40
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.10(d)

About the Author

Susanna Deiss, freelance writer and editor, worked for over ten years in Public Television. She has published non-fiction articles in "Boston Magazine" and other venues, and co-authored "JUSTA", a novel set in Ancient Rome". She also has written two children's books, "Harmony, The Happy Bear", and "Impressions of Monet".

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