Gabrielle with Open Blouse

Gabrielle with Open Blouse (French: Gabrielle avec la chemise ouverte) is an oil on canvas painting by French impressionist artist Pierre-Auguste Renoir. It is in the collection of the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, but is not on public view because of the model's open blouse.[1]

Gabrielle with Open Blouse
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ArtistPierre-Auguste Renoir
Yearc. 1907
MediumOil on canvas
Dimensions65 cm × 53 cm (26 in × 21 in)
LocationTehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran

Gabrielle was Gabrielle Renard, a cousin of Renoir's wife Aline Charigot. She became the family's nanny in 1894 and later modelled many times for Renoir before becoming his carer. Only after his death in 1919 did she marry and move to live in America.

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  1. ^ Kim Murphy (19 September 2007). "Picasso is hiding in Iran". Los Angeles Times. Archived from the original on 26 September 2015. Retrieved 28 September 2015.