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Colorado Springs exhibit to feature paintings by Renoir's great-grandson

Alexandre Renoir grew up hearing the stories his family told about his great-grandfather. He appreciated them, sure, but he was a little kid. It wasn’t until his early teens that he realized the enormity of his relative’s contribution: Pierre-Auguste Renoir was one of the founding fathers of impressionism, the 19th-century art movement that also starred Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, Edgar Degas and Édouard Manet.
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Colorado Springs exhibit to feature paintings by Renoir's great-grandson

Alexandre Renoir grew up hearing the stories his family told about his great-grandfather. He appreciated them, sure, but he was a little kid. It wasn’t until his early teens that he realized the enormity of his relative’s contribution: Pierre-Auguste Renoir was one of the founding fathers of impressionism, the 19th-century art movement that also starred Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, Edgar Degas and Édouard Manet.
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO
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