Portrait of Alphonsine Fournaise.
1879. Oil on canvas. Musée d'Orsay, Paris, France. More. [Order a Print][Order a Hand-Painted Reproduction]
Mlle. Alphonsine Fournaise
, daughter of Le Pere Fournais, the owner of a small hotel and restaurant in Chatou, which Renoir frequented with his friends. Mlle. Fournais posed for Renoir in several paintings, including Le Grenoillère
. Renoir painted The Luncheon of the Boating party
, in which the Fournaise family are painted with their friends. See: Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Girl with a Fan (Mlle. Alphonsina Fournez).