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Head of a Woman. Painting by Pierre-Auguste Renoir



Head of a Woman. - Famous Art work & Drawing by Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Head of a Woman. c.1876. Oil on canvas. The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia.

 

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Woman on a Staircase (Femme sur un escalier). c. 1876. Oil on canvas. Collection of Gerstenberg/Scharf, Berlin. Now in the Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia
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 << Back To Pierre-Auguste Renoir painting Index La sortie du Conservatoire. c. 1876-1877. Oil on canvas. Barnes Foundation, Lincoln University, Merion, PA, USA.
La sortie du Conservatoire.


To start with, he wrote novels but did not get much success. Then he turned to play-writing and his first successful play ‘Widowers’ Houses’ came out in 1892. Attacking landlords, it showed his alliance with a new essentially political and polemical movement in the theatre, aiming to engage the intellect rather than the emotions of his audience.

Even before he won Nobel Prize in literature in 1925, Shaw had acquired great fame as a dramatist and a literary figure. Shaw died in 1950 at the age of 94.

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