by Carol Norcross
Pierre-Auguste Renoir filled his paintings with light and beauty. Unlike his contemporaries, plein-air painters of landscapes, he filled his canvases with human movement: the swish of silk; the crackle of a crinoline.
The Short Biographies series from Applewood’s Benna Books imprint features short, intriguing, and entertaining biographies of world-renowned figures. Each beautiful hardcover book includes an interesting retelling of a single person's life, suitable for young adults and adults alike. These little gems will become beloved souvenirs of a favorite artist or a memorable trip to a museum.