July 26, 2015

Above: In the Musée de l'Orangerie, "Reclining Woman (Gabrielle)", by Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Gabrielle was a servant and mistress of Renoir, who also took care of his children.

Below: Picture 1 is a water lily picture in the Musée de l'Orangerie.
Picture 2, "The Niece of the Painter's Assistant", by André Derain.
Picture 3, "Nu à la cruche", by André Derain.
Picture 4, "L'Étrente", by Pablo Picasso.
Picture 5, "The Clown", by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, of his son Claude Renoir, who later went on to be a cinematographer on the films of his brother, Jean.
Picture 6, "Long Haired Bather", by Pierre-Auguste Renoir.
Picture 7, "Young Girls at the Piano", by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, a painting commissioned by the State of France.
Picture 8 features a coat of arms on the Conciergerie, the Paris prison used prior and during the French Revolution, where Marie Antoinette stayed after her arrest.

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