RENOIR'S OLIVE GROVES IN THE SOUTH OF FRANCE
David demonstrates Pierre Auguste Renoir's methods at Renoir's home and studio in Les Colettes.
At Pierre Auguste Renoir's (1841-1919) home and studio in Les Colettes in the South of France, David takes us through the ancient olive grove overlooking Nice and the Mediterranean. David Traces Renoir's difficult but ultimately successful quest for putting clean and strong color into soft and suggestive shapes. David sets his easel precisely where Renoir set his and demonstrates Renoir's methods, describing their effects and explaining his thoughts.