The Painter Le Coeur Hunting in the Forest of Fontainebleau: Pierre-Auguste Renoir

The Painter Le Coeur Hunting in the Forest of Fontainebleau Pierre-Auguste Renoir

The Painter Le Coeur Hunting in the Forest of Fontainebleau is an 1866 painting in the Impressionist style by the leading French artist Pierre-Auguste Renoir. This work is located in the São Paulo Museum of Art in São Paulo, Brazil.

This painting depicts a friend of Auguste Renoir, the painter Jules le Coeur, brother of the architect Charles le Coeur. He walks in a forest called Fontainebleau, which is located 60 km southeast of Paris. The Forest of Fontainebleau was a favorite hunting ground for the French kings and became the world’s first officially recognized nature reserve.

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