Pierre-Auguste Renoir

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French painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir created portraits, landscapes, and scenes of everyday life and helped found the Impressionist movement with Claude Monet. This biography discusses Renoir's childhood, education, apprenticeship as a porcelain painter, use of color, rejection from and participation in the Salon, exhibitions, clients, travels to Algeria and Italy, family life, and struggles with rheumatism. Sidebars, a glossary, an index, and a phonetics section accompany easy-to-read text and full-color reproductions of Renoir's artwork, including The Swing, Le Pont des Arts, Luncheon of the Boating Party, The Umbrellas, and Young Girls at the Piano.

Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
BISACS JNF007010, JNF006050, JNF038060
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Biographies
Copyright 2007
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Checkerboard Library
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Season 2005-01-09
Item No 7736-9
Title Format Reinforced Hardcover
Dewey 759.4
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 8
Guided Reading Level R
ATOS Reading Level 4.9
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 107645
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5

Author: Adam G. Klein