Chemin des Sculptures

La grande laveuse

  • Artist : Pierre-Auguste RENOIR
  • Creation date : 1917
  • Materials : Bronze with black patina
  • Collection : NMNM
The great figurative painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir also practised sculpture, from 1913 until his death. Afflicted by rheumatoid arthritis that caused his joints to become deformed, Renoir drew and guided the hand of Richard Guino, a young sculptor recommended by his friend Aristide Maillol. La Gr...