Two Sisters1889 by Pierre-Auguste Renoir

"While Renoir’s style is Impressionism, this period is a rejection of Impressionism. He became convinced that the systematic use of the Impressionistic technique was no longer sufficient for him and that small brushstrokes of contrasting colours placed side by side did not allow him to convey the satiny effects of the skin. He discovered Raphael and the hallmarks of classicism: the beauty of drawing, the ..."
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