Auguste Renoir I selected this portrait for the expression on his face. His eyes are very soulful. Mr. Renoir is wearing his coat and hat -- this portrait seems very proper and speaks of etiquette from a bygone era.
Bouquet in a Vase Pierre Auguste Renoir. Renoir used blue pigments to render the shadow cast by the vase. Renoir lavished thick, rich strokes upon the profusion of blossoms, their porcelain vase, and even the wall behind them.