Renoir

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Renoir

1. Jean . 1894--1979, French film director: his films include La grande illusion (1937), La r?gle du jeu (1939), and Diary of a Chambermaid (1945)
2. his father, Pierre Auguste . 1841--1919, French painter. One of the initiators of impressionism, he broke away from the movement with his later paintings, esp his many nude studies, which are more formal compositions