- Pattern: Dance at Bougival, French: La Danse à Bougival (Discontinued)
- Made in Taiwan
- Not Vintage: Exact date of release unknown circa 2000's
- Details: This mug is from the Chaleur Master Romantics Collection and features a famous painting by Pierre-Auguste Renoir titled Dance at Bougival. The collection contains several different paintings and mugs are still being added today, so if you're a collector of this series, your collection can continue to grow. This mug has very bright colors and it's an excellent representation of Renoir's work. It has the artist's name on the side, towards the handle. The handle is also decorated. The mug has a high gloss glaze and it is stamped on the bottom as follows: "Chaleur Master Romantics, D. Burrows (and the copyright logo). All Rights Reserved, Made in Taiwan and in the center there's a small representation of Picasso's "Bouquet of Peace"". This mug makes a great gift for the art lover, art collector, your favorite art teacher, a Renoir fan, for a host/hostess. A great addition to your bar or as kitchen decor.
- Material: Ceramic
- Dimensions: 4.0 inches Tall, 3 1/8 inches Diameter at the mouth opening, and approx 5.0 inches Wide including the handle.
- Condition: Used. Excellent Condition. This mug has a slight factory defect on the inside bottom, the glaze didn't quite cover the darker ceramic. Please see last picture. There are no cracks, chips or scratches on this mug. Please remember these are USED items, they are NOT new. Every effort has been made to show any scratches, wear and tear and imperfections. Refunds will not be given unless there’s gross misrepresentation of condition.
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Pierre-Auguste Renoir painted Dance at Bougival in 1883. The setting for this painting is the French village of Bougival and shows two of Renoir's friends, Suzanne Valadon and Paul Lhote dancing white other patrons are seated at small tables having conversations and moving about. The original paiting is currently in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Pierre-Auguste Renoir, was born February 25, 1841 in Limoges, France. He was a French artist and leading painter in the development of the Impressionist style. As a celebrator of beauty and is most known for his depictions of women, evolving Parisian society and domestic scenes; as well as nudes and dance paintings. He was a life-long artist and painted even after his arthritis severely limited his mobility. Some of his most well known works are: Bal du moulin de la Galette (1876), Luncheon of the Boating Party,(1881), Two Sisters, (1881), Dance at Bougival (1883), Les Parapluies (1886), Girls at the Piano, (1892), and so many others. Renoir died in Cagnes-sur-Mer, France, on December 3, 1919.