On this pleasant memoir, Jean Renoir, the director of such masterpieces of the cinema as Grand Illusion and The Regulations of the Game, tells the existence tale of his father, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, the good Impressionist painter. Recounting Pierre-Auguste’s peculiar profession, starting as a painter of fanatics and porcelain, recording the principles of thumb during which he labored, and shooting his unpretentious and fantastically attractive communicate and persona, Jean Renoir’s ebook is each a gorgeous double portrait of pop and son and, within the phrases of the prestigious artwork historian John Golding, it “is still the most efficient account of Renoir, and, moreover, a number of the such a lot gorgeous and transferring biographies we now have.”

Comprises 12 pages of colour plates and 18 pages of black and white photographs.