RENOIR, Pierre-Auguste
(b, 1841, Limoges, d. 1919, Cagnes-sur-Mer)

Madame Renoir

Polychrome mortar, height 82 cm
Musée d'Orsay, Paris

This bust is of Renoir's young wife, Aline Charigot. The couple married in 1890. It was created in collaboration with Richard Guino (1890-1973). The sitter died in 1915, and Renoir had one of the busts erected on her grave.