Top 10 Pierre-Auguste Renoir Quotes

Pierre-Auguste Renoir(February 25, 1841 – December 3, 1919) was a French painter who was one of the main figures in developing the Impressionist style.

Here are Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s top ten greatest quotes:

I.

There are quite enough unpleasant things in life without the need to manufacture more.

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II.

The pain passes, but the beauty remains.
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III.

One must from time to time attempt things that are beyond one’s capacity.

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IV.

Art is about emotion; if art needs to be explained it is no longer art.

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V.

I’ve been 40 years discovering that the queen of all colors was black.

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VI.

People love to be nice, but you must give them the chance.

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VII.

It’s with my brush that I make love.

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VIII.

It is after you have lost your teeth that you can afford to buy steaks.

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IX.

Everybody has their reasons.

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X.

And if out of a million visitors there is even one to whom art means something, that is enough to justify museums.

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Thank you Pierre-Auguste Renoir!

Interesting Facts:

  • He developed severe arthritis but continued to paint.
  • He visited the Louvre Museum often.
  • Claude Monet was his friend and they painted together.
  • In 1990, one of his paintings, Bal du moulin de la Galette sold for over $78 million dollars.

What are some of your favorite quotes?

 

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