Picking Flowers is an 1875 painting in the Impressionist style by the leading French artist Pierre-Auguste Renoir. This work is located in the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., United States.
The painting depicts two young people, likely a man and a woman, possibly one of Renoir’s daughters, picking flowers in a sunlit field. Renoir portrays the scene with soft, fluid brushstrokes, capturing the movement and vitality of the scene. The painting features a bright and cheerful color palette and a focus on capturing the beauty of the natural world. “Picking Flowers” is a typical example of Renoir’s Impressionist style, with a focus on capturing the fleeting beauty of a moment in time.