Renoir made this chalk drawing as a preparation for a pastel. It was one of his popular themes. Renoir's pastels are often hard to date because of his consistent drawing style. In this case, however, the details offer us a clue. This drawing, and hence also the pastel, can be dated to around 1895 by the styles of the ladies' fashionable hats.
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|Title||Three Ladies with Hats in a Café|
|Material and technique||Black chalk|
Drawing > Two-dimensional object > Art object
|Location||This object is in storage|
Height 410 mm
Width 307 mm
|Accession number||F II 134 (PK)|
|Credits||Bruikleen / Loan: Stichting Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen 1940 (voormalige collectie / former collection Koenigs)|
|Department||Drawings & Prints|
|Collector||Collector / Franz Koenigs|
De Collectie Twee - wissel V, Prenten & Tekeningen (2009)
|Geographical origin||France > Western Europe > Europe|
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All about the artist
Limoges 1841 - Cagnes 1919
From 1861, Pierre Auguste Renoir took lessons at the studio of Gleyre, where he met Monet, Sisley and Bazille. In the 1860s Renoir painted in the woods of...Bekijk het volledige profiel