Pierre-Auguste Renoir Quotes

I look at a nude. There are myriads of tiny tints. I must find the ones that will make the flesh on my canvas live and quiver.

White does not exist in nature.

The pain passes, but the beauty remains. (On why he still painted, despite arthritis)

I arrange my subject as I want it, then I go ahead and paint it, like a child… I want a red to be sonorous, to sound like a bell; if it doesn’t turn out that way, I add more reds and other colors until I get it. . . I am no cleverer than […]

It is after you have lost your teeth that you can afford to buy steaks.