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Portrait of Aline Charigot (later Madame Renoir)

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, French, 1841 - 1919

Geography:
Made in France, Europe

Date:
c. 1885

Medium:
Oil on canvas

Dimensions:
25 3/4 × 21 1/4 inches (65.4 × 54 cm) Framed: 36 × 30 1/2 × 5 inches (91.4 × 77.5 × 12.7 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Painting

* Gallery 257, European Art 1850-1900, second floor

Accession Number:
W1957-1-1

Credit Line:
Purchased with the W. P. Wilstach Fund, 1957

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Label:
Renoir first met Aline Charigot in late 1879. She soon became a favorite model and, in 1890, the artist's wife. Charigot probably posed for this portrait in 1885, soon after the birth of their first son, Pierre, while the family was in the countryside of eastern France. Renoir kept this intimate portrait all his life.


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