First Comprehensive Study of Renoir's Full-Length Canvases Brings Together Iconic Works from Europe and the U.S. For an Exclusive New York City Exhibition.

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This winter and spring The Frick Collection presents an exhibition of nine iconic Impressionist paintings by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, offering the first comprehensive study of the artist’s engagement with the full-length format. Its use was associated with the official Paris Salon from the mid-1870s to mid- 1880s, the decade that saw the emergence of a fully fledged Impressionist aesthetic. The project was inspired by Renoir’s La Promenade of 1875–76, the most significant Impressionist work in the Frick’s permanent collection.

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Thursday, December 1, 2011