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:
There are quite enough unpleasant things in life without the need to manufacture more.
The pain passes, but the beauty remains.
One must from time to time attempt things that are beyond one’s capacity.
Art is about emotion; if art needs to be explained it is no longer art.
I’ve been 40 years discovering that the queen of all colors was black.
People love to be nice, but you must give them the chance.
It’s with my brush that I make love.
It is after you have lost your teeth that you can afford to buy steaks.
Everybody has their reasons.
And if out of a million visitors there is even one to whom art means something, that is enough to justify museums.
Thank you Pierre-Auguste Renoir!
- 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?