The Barnes Foundation - Print Shop
Custom print shop




About the Artwork

Renoir painted this scene of a peasant girl holding a plump child during a trip to Naples in 1881. Dissatisfied with his drawing skills, he had traveled to Italy to study ancient frescoes and Renaissance masters; he was particularly inspired by the "simplicity and grandeur" of Raphael's paintings. One can see the Italian painter's influence here in the composition's balanced arrangement and the gentle interaction between the rosy-cheeked figures. This is perhaps Renoir's modern, secular take on the Madonna and Child subject.

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About Our Products

This exclusive Barnes Foundation Custom Print Shop is your exclusive source for reproductions authorized and available for purchase directly from the Foundation. All items that are offered are produced using gallery quality materials and the color is managed in a manner that produces a reproduction as true to the original as technology will allow.
Many of the works offered through this store are exclusive and not available anywhere else. In addition, new works are continually added to the offering so make sure to come back and see the new releases.
You have found the work that speaks to you. Now what? Using our innovative custom framing tool you can preview exactly what your finished and framed art will look like. We offer many different moulding styles so there is sure to be a match for any type of decor.

Member Discounts

As always, members will receive their discount for all transactions processed through our Custom Prints Shop. Simply enter your member id during the checkout process and your discount will be applied.