A French impressionist (see impressionism) painter and sculptor of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. One of the most popular of the impressionists, Renoir is known for his extravagant use of light and color, especially red, and for frequent use of the impressionist technique of small brushstrokes. His most famous paintings include Dance at Bougival and the series The Bathers.
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Castro actually flew up to Montreal to be a pallbearer at the 2000 funeral of a beloved Canadian Prime Minister, Pierre Trudeau.
As a boy, by the way, Pierre had set out from Florida in an unsuccessful canoe trip to Cuba!
Obstinate Pierre refuses to care about anything, even when a passing lion threatens to eat him.
Consumed and eventually disgorged, Pierre is restored to his loving parents, his ennui banished.
Sonic is open at the Fondation Pierre Bergé-Yves Saint Laurent in Paris through January 11, 2015.The Dark Rock Star Fantasy of Saint Laurent’s Hedi Slimane|Liza Foreman|September 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A great-granddaughter of Fragonard, she seems to have inherited his talent; Corot and Renoir forcibly appealed to her.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
Pierre Van Cortlandt, a distinguished revolutionary patriot, died at his seat at Croton river, aged 94.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Cette pierre possède la propriété de se reduire en fibres perpendiculairement à sa longueur sous un effort très faible.Asbestos|Robert H. Jones
From his earliest youth Pierre Franois, handsome and long-limbed, hot-blooded and vain, thirsted after adventure.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
His mother was soon able to report to Fanny that Pierre is behaving better and learns willingly with his new teacher.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky|Modeste Tchaikovsky