Michael Snow
Clothed Woman (In Memory of my Father) 1963
oil and lucite on canvas
152 x 386.2 cm
Purchased 1966
National Gallery of Canada

"Renoir Landscapes" is Coming to Ottawa in Less Than Two Months… Find Out More and Buy Your Tickets Online!

Ottawa - May 9, 2007

As the exhibition comes to an end in London, the National Gallery of Canada is getting ready to host Renoir Landscapes in exclusivity from 8 June to 9 September 2007. In less than two months, the first major exhibition of the artist’s landscape paintings will arrive in Ottawa for its only Canadian stop, and will be presented by Sun Life Financial. Until then, visit our Renoir website to learn more about the show and while you are at it, buy your tickets!

Waiting for Renoir…
An illustrated catalogue, with essays by co-curators Colin B. Bailey and Christopher Riopelle as well as other art specialists, enhances the exhibition’s content. The catalogue, destined to become a reference on Renoir’s artwork, is available at the National Gallery of Canada Bookstore in French and English versions.

The works
The exhibition features close to 60 paintings by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, on loan from art museums and private collections around the world. Through the landscapes, we can follow the evolution of Renoir's style, from his early landscapes to fully developed impressionism, and discover how he integrated new elements and expanded his colour palette following travels in Algeria and Italy.

Get your tickets now!
Tickets for Renoir Landscapes are on sale at the price of $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and students, $7 for youths (age 12-19) and $30 for families (2 adults, 3 youths). Free admission for children under 12 and Friends of the Gallery. You can buy tickets by calling 1-888-541-8888 or by visiting http://www.shopngc.ca/.

The exhibition Renoir's Portraits: Impressions of an age, organized by theNational Gallery of Canada in 1997, set a Gallery attendance record of 340,000 visitors.

This exhibition is organized by the National Gallery of Canada, the National Gallery, London, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The National Gallery of Canada would like to thank Sun Life Financial, the exhibition's principal sponsor, as well as its media partners, Télévision de Radio-Canada, CBC Television, the Ottawa Citizen and Le Droit.

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