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What am I sappy cat blogging this week?

August 24, 2012

A little art history this week featuring:

Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841–1919) was a French artist who was a leading painter in the development of the Impressionist style. As a celebrator of beauty, and especially feminine sensuality, it has been said that “Renoir is the final representative of a tradition which runs directly from Rubens to Watteau.”

In addition to feminine beauty and sensuality, he was also frequently painted cats.

Juliet Manet and Cat

Woman and Cat

Sleeping Cat

Reference:

Wikipedia

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