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

By the Seashore

Oil on canvas, 92 x 72 cm
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

This canvas was painted in the artist's studio, where Renoir's model, Aline Charigot — whom he married in 1890 — posed in a wicker chair. The beach depicted here is probably near Dieppe, on the Normandy coast.

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