"Thanks to art, instead of seeing a single world, our own, we see it multiply until we have before us as many worlds as there are original artists."
This piece played a major role in Amelie.
the jewel of Phillips collection.Once a texan collector of Renoir said to him: 'how many Renoir have you? I have almost 180 of them'.Phillips answered: 'I have only this and it's enough in my opinion'. Now perhaps we can say he was right.
I love that movie!I also agree that if you are going to have only one Renoir - this is the one to have!Martha
Great Idea for a blog! Thanks for posting some great art!
Being a librarian, I just have to mention last year's book Luncheon of the Boating Party by Susan Vreeland, which is a fictionalized account of how this painting came into being.
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