Pinning the Hat

Pinning the Hat

c. 1898

Pierre-Auguste Renoir

(French, 1841-1919)

Color lithograph

Image: 61.5 x 49.5 cm (24 3/16 x 19 1/2 in.)

Mr. and Mrs. Charles G. Prasse Collection 1976.143

Catalogue raisonné: Stella 30

State: I/I

Description

Pinning the Hat was a favorite subject for Renoir, since several versions exist. The earliest is a painting of 1893, followed by variations in pastel, etching, and lithography. Renoir's models were Julie Morisot (daughter of Impressionist painter Berthe Morisot [1841-1895]) and Julie's cousin.
Much of the superb printing during this golden age of color lithography was due to the skill of the expert printer Auguste Clot. While Renoir drew the design on the stone that was printed in black, he colored a proof with watercolor as a guide for Clot, who then prepared separate stones for each color.

See also
Collection: 
PR - Lithograph
Department: 
Prints
Type of artwork: 
Print

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