1924 Rotogravure Pierre-Auguste Renior Child Drawing Artist Enfant XAY1
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This is an original 1924 duotone rotogravure of a child drawing titled "Enfant Dessinant."
This 87+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Small crease - top. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.
Product Type: Original Rotogravure; Duotone
Grade: Very Fine ++
Dimensions: Approximately 6.5 x 5.5 inches; 17 x 14 cm
Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)
This piece was illustrated by Renoir, Pierre-Auguste. There is no visible artist signature.
Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) was a French artist famous for his influence on the Impressionist painting style. As a child he painted designs on fine china, hangings for overseas missionaries and decorated fans before enrolling in art school. Renoir traveled all over drawing inspiration from famous painters and museums, but on one of his trips he contracted health problems. In his later years, he moved closer to the warm Mediterranean coast to ease these problems. He kept painting through his arthritis even though he had to have help placing the brush in his hand.
Keywords specific to this image: Boy, Impressionist, Impressionism, Focused, Determined