Eugène Murer (Hyacinthe-Eugène Meunier, 1841–1906), 1877
Pierre-Auguste Renoir, French, 1841-1919
Oil on canvas, 18 1/2 x 15 1/2 in. (47 x 39.4 cm)
Signed and dated (upper right): Renoir
The Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg Collection, Bequest of Walter H. Annenberg, 2002, MMA 2003.20.9
(From the info card):|
"Hyacinthe-Eugène Meunier, known as Murer, was a celebrated pastry cook, restaurateur, novelist, poet, and avid collector of works by his friends Pissarro, Guillaumin, Sisley, and Renoir. This portrait was painted toward the end of 1877."