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Bal du moulin de la Galette, Renoir

Bal du moulin de la Galette, Renoir (Drawing & Painting)

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Bal du moulin de la Galette (commonly known as Le moulin de la Galette) is an 1876 (142 years ago) painting by French artist Pierre-Auguste Renoir. It is housed at the Musée d'Orsay in Paris and is one of Impressionism's most celebrated masterpieces. The painting depicts a typical Sunday afternoon at Moulin de la Galette in the district of Montmartre in Paris. In the late 19th century, working class Parisians would dress up and spend time there dancing, drinking, and eating galettes into the evening.

Like other works of Renoir's early maturity, Bal du moulin de la Galette is a typically Impressionist snapshot of real life. It shows a richness of form, a fluidity of brush stroke, and a flickering light.

From 1879 (139 years ago) to 1894 (124 years ago) the painting was in the collection of the French painter Gustave Caillebotte; when he died it became the property of the French Republic as payment for death duties. From 1896 (122 years ago) to 1929 (89 years ago) the painting hung in the Musée du Luxembourg in Paris. From 1929 (89 years ago) it hung in the Musée du Louvre until it was transferred to the Musée d'Orsay in 1986 (32 years ago).


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