Auguste Renoir - Joseph Durand-Ruel 1882

Joseph Durand-Ruel
1882 oil/canvas
Musée du Luxembourg

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Joseph Durand-Ruel, a Paris art dealer, was part of a French family of dealers. He was the son of Paul Durand-Ruel and Marie-Eva Lafon, the niece of the painter Emil Lafon. He had two brothers, Charles Durand-Ruel, and Georges Durand-Ruel. He had a son Charles Durand-Ruel, who eventually took over the running of the Paris branch of the family firm.