Woman at the Piano  1876

by Auguste Renoir

[i]With its elevated vantage point giving an unobstructed view of the woman’s hands on the keyboard, [/i]Woman at the Piano[i] invites the viewer to associate the sensual act of listening with the visual harmony of the beautiful redhead wearing a luxurious, brilliantly lit peignoir. The woman—likely Renoir’s favorite model of the late 1870s, Nini Lopez—plays an upright pia...
93 x 74 cm (36 9/16 x 29 1/8 in.)
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of the Art Institute of Chicago