p a renoir


[ren-wahr, ren-wahr; French ruh-nwar]
Jean [zhahn] , 1894–1979, French film director and writer.
his father, Pierre Auguste [pyer oh-gyst] , 1841–1919, French painter.
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Renoir (ˈrɛnwɑː, French rənwar)
1.  Jean (ʒɑ̃). 1894--1979, French film director: his films include La grande illusion (1937), La règle du jeu (1939), and Diary of a Chambermaid (1945)
2.  his father, Pierre Auguste (pjɛr oɡyst). 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

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