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  • noun Plural form of Renoir.

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Examples

  • It is still just a steel skeleton, so it takes some imagination to envision the contemporary limestone structure — part museum, part educational center — that will display Albert C. Barnes's 181 Renoirs, 69 C é zannes, 59 Matisses and other masterpieces as early as spring 2012.

    The Barnes in a New Light

  • He has spent more than $25 million on his collection, which also includes Renoirs and Matisses.

    Blame Game Over a Rare Buffalo Painting

  • And among the 21 Renoirs is "Marie-Thérèse Durand-Ruel Sewing" (1882), in brilliant, stained-glass colors; a wonderful still life of "Onions" (1881); and "Venice, The Doge's Palace" (1881) shimmering across the Grand Canal.

    The Clark Collection's Personal Vision

  • Meanwhile, LACMA has been filling the spaces with such things as traveling late Renoirs, which aren't exactly "contemporary."

    Nice Wing, Pity About the Art

  • Almost immediately, Leo, the family art expert, went out and bought a Gauguin, a Cézanne and two Renoirs.

    Souvenirs From Paris

  • Perhaps in the midst of the heat wave, when comfort trumps fashion, a desire to gaze upon clothes made of heavy, uncomfortable fabrics, leathers, and metals overtakes museum-goers otherwise content to gaze upon Renoirs and Van Goghs.

    Leora Tanenbaum: Wear Comfortable Shoes! Long Lines at Met's McQueen Exhibit

  • Perhaps, but the Metropolitan Museum of Art doesn't offer classes that teach patrons how to handle Tintorettos and Renoirs.

    Come, Climb a Tree (Just This Once)

  • Perhaps in the midst of the heat wave, when comfort trumps fashion, a desire to gaze upon clothes made of heavy, uncomfortable fabrics, leathers, and metals overtakes museum-goers otherwise content to gaze upon Renoirs and Van Goghs.

    Leora Tanenbaum: Wear Comfortable Shoes! Long Lines at Met's McQueen Exhibit

  • Perhaps in the midst of the heat wave, when comfort trumps fashion, a desire to gaze upon clothes made of heavy, uncomfortable fabrics, leathers, and metals overtakes museum-goers otherwise content to gaze upon Renoirs and Van Goghs.

    Leora Tanenbaum: Wear Comfortable Shoes! Long Lines at Met's McQueen Exhibit

  • Yet the fat-cat National Gallery is sitting there with more Renoirs and John Singer Sargent canvases than you can shake a stick at.

    Trading a Monet for a Solid Southpaw

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