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-August Renoir Leaving the Conservatoire
Leaving the Conservatoire
1877

Pierre-Auguste Renoir A Young Girl with Daisies
A Young Girl with Daisies
1889

Pierre-Auguste Renoir Arab festival, Algiers
Arab festival, Algiers
1881

Pierre-Auguste Renoir Oarsmen at Chatou
Oarsmen at Chatou
1879

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