Reclining Nude (AKA The Baker’s Wife)

By Pierre Auguste Renoir SKU:45970

Renoir's "Reclining Nude," also known as "The Baker's Wife," is a remarkable painting by Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Created in 1906, this artwork holds special significance for its portrayal of a nude woman with an air of naturalness and simplicity. The painting's intimate atmosphere, delicate brushwork, and warm color palette showcase Renoir's ability to capture the beauty of the human form with grace and sensitivity. "Reclining Nude" stands as a testament to Renoir's skill in portraying the female figure and exemplifies his continued exploration of light, form, and emotion, making it a truly special and captivating piece.

cm
x
33 cm

Please note: by default the aspect ratio of the original artwork is used.

Need a special size? Request a quote or watch our expainer video to choose the correct size.

Add to wishlist Remove from wishlist
Total € 295

Title: Renoir’s Reclining Nude (The Baker’s Wife): A Delicate Ode to Feminine Beauty

Year Painted: 1906

Renoir’s “”Reclining Nude,”” also known as “”The Baker’s Wife,”” is a truly exceptional painting by Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Created in 1906, this masterpiece holds immense significance for its portrayal of a reclining nude woman with an air of naturalness and simplicity.

This particular work showcases Renoir’s remarkable ability to capture the beauty of the human form with grace and sensitivity. The painting’s intimate atmosphere, delicate brushwork, and warm color palette envelop the viewer in a sense of tranquility and allure. Renoir’s depiction of the female figure in “”Reclining Nude”” is celebrated for its realistic portrayal that goes beyond mere physicality.

Renoir’s choice to title this painting “”The Baker’s Wife”” adds an additional layer of intrigue. The use of such a title invites the viewer to contemplate the ordinary, everyday beauty found in the lives of common people. By incorporating a relatable figure like the baker’s wife, Renoir humanizes the subject and invites a deeper connection between the viewer and the artwork.

“”Reclining Nude”” represents a continuation of Renoir’s exploration of light, form, and emotion throughout his career. The delicate play of light and shadow in this painting highlights the contours of the model’s body, accentuating the natural curves and creating a sense of depth and three-dimensionality. Renoir’s brushwork, characterized by loose and flowing strokes, imparts a sense of movement and life to the composition.

This painting stands as a testament to Renoir’s mastery and his ability to capture the essence of feminine beauty. The portrayal of the reclining nude woman in a vulnerable and relaxed state invites contemplation of the female form as a source of strength, sensuality, and inherent beauty.

Renoir’s “”Reclining Nude”” has rightfully earned its place as a beloved and highly regarded work of art. Its timeless appeal and the artist’s exceptional skill make it a cherished piece in the art world. The painting invites viewers to appreciate the subtle nuances of femininity and to recognize the inherent beauty found in ordinary moments. “”Reclining Nude”” is not only a celebration of the female form but also a testament to Renoir’s ability to capture the human spirit through his brushstrokes, making it an exceptional and enduring masterpiece.

Original size:
75 x 50 cm (width x height)
Art style:
Minimal order width:
50 cm
Maximum order width:
183 cm

At our art gallery, we take pride in offering comprehensive global shipping to our esteemed clientele. We understand the significance of your art acquisitions and the need to transport them with utmost care. Hence, we are committed to delivering your chosen paintings to any address worldwide and free of any additional charge.

Our reliable courier service partners are experienced in handling precious art pieces and ensure that your painting reaches you in pristine condition. We offer fully insured, door-to-door delivery, providing you with peace of mind that your artwork is protected during transit.

Moreover, to accommodate your unique framing preferences, we offer the distinctive service of sending your purchased artwork directly to any framer across the globe. This enables you to have your painting framed locally by your trusted framer, reducing the risk of damage during transportation.

Regardless of your location or your framer’s, we strive to make the process as seamless as possible. It is our goal to provide exceptional service that caters to your needs and ensures the safe delivery of your valuable artwork.

We invite you to experience our hassle-free, worldwide shipping service, which is aimed at delivering your prized art pieces safely and efficiently, wherever you may be.


Similar paintings

Customer experiences

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Great experience
Great experience! The painting was delivered super fast and exceeds my expectations. Vivid colors, beautiful details. Simple ordering procedure on…
Tim Knobben, January 17, 2024
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
A super satisfied customer!
I received my painting today and it looks great! The colors are vibrant and the quality is top notch! Highly…
Dylan Korenromp, December 15, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Highly recommended!
My new painting just arrived and I am really extremely happy with it! It sounds cliché but the painting is…
Sven Korthuis, October 31, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Very satisfied and will definitely order here again in the future.
Painting is exactly what I expected it to be. Price/quality is good and would definitely recommend them. Prompt delivery and…
Bram Lucas, November 24, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Very happy with my painting
Very happy with my painting of my pet. Quality is beyond expectations. Customer service answered my questions well and gave…
Kelly van Haren, November 2, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Received my painting today….
Today received my painting of:The Scream (after Munch) 1984 by Andy Warhol. Very happy with my order. And the quality…
Nicol, November 21, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Incredibly happy with my painting of…
Incredibly happy with my painting of Gustav Klimt! It fits our home perfectly and the delivery went top notch as…
Dian Mastenbroek, November 6, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
This already the second time I have had a…
This already the second time I order a painting. Top quality and perfect service. The Mona Lisa hanging in our…
Ali El Habziz, November 4, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
What a surprise
Received today the painting of our dog we ordered. What a surprise! Beautifully painted, brilliant colors and very realistic. Warmly…
Ingrid Wilmink, November 3, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Looks great in our new home
Looks great in our new home! A real work of art and neat delivery
Marije Paus, November 2, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Super nice assortment
Super nice selection and products delivered quickly! Very happy with it!
Luuk Rouwhorst, October 31, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Beautiful!
Turned out very beautiful!
JM, November 2, 2023