Women figure prominently in Renoir’s oeuvre. He made many studies like this one of housewives going about their daily tasks. This young woman, bending forward, rests her left hand on what appears to be an iron. Her right hand is pressed between her thighs. It is a rather odd pose which evidently so appealed to the artist that he captured her in this swift chalk drawing.
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|Material and technique|
|Location||This object is in storage|
Width 297 mm
Height 471 mm
|Accession number||F II 135 (PK)|
|Credits||Bruikleen / Loan: Stichting Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen 1940 (voormalige collectie / former collection Koenigs)|
|Department||Drawings & Prints|
De Collectie Twee - wissel IV, Prenten & Tekeningen (2009)
|Geographical origin||France > Western Europe > Europe|
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