Pierre-August Renoir

Sailor Boy (Portrait of Robert Nunès)



Pierre-August Renoir - Sailor Boy (Portrait of Robert Nunès)


Robert Nunès was the son of Alfred Nunês, the mazor of Zport. In 1883 he commissioned Renoir to paint his children Aline and Robert. Nunès was a cousin of Camille Pissarro.


Literature

Great French paintings from the Barnes Foundation, New York, 1993, pp. 60-63


Other works by Pierre-Auguste Renoir


Pierre-Auguste Renoir Algerian girl
Algerian girl
1881

Pierre-August Renoir Leaving the Conservatoire
Leaving the Conservatoire
1877

Pierre-Auguste Renoir Reclining Nude
Reclining Nude
c. 1892

Pierre-August Renoir Mother and Child
Mother and Child
1881

Pierre-August Renoir
Sailor Boy (Portrait of Robert Nunès)
1883
130.2 x 80 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed and dated (lower right): Renoir, 83.
Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia