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'Dance At The Moulin De LA Galette' by Renoir

'Dance At The Moulin de lA Galette' by Auguste Renoir

transmitted 2 Feb 2004

This painting was once described as the most beautiful of all the artworks of the 19th century.   Certainly it seems the happiest.  But beneath renoir's joyful portrayal of working class Parisians at leisure is another, darker story.

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