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[[reverse side of photo of Renoir's "Venus holding an Apple]] 

allow any words of his own to cause injustice to a newcomer. Th[[cut off]]
his opinion of Matisse, he practically declined to answer, pleadin[[cut off]]
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bear." But, in 1918, his refusal to commit himself to a premature [[cut off]]
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-tion. In Matisse, he exclaimed, was "painting, good painting!"

Renoir's career was one of extraordinary continuity. Throug[[cut off]]
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minders that he himself, the famous artist, had begun as a memb[[cut off]]
heir to its traditions. He meant high praise when he said that Céz[[cut off]]
the old masters of ceramics.

As we leaf through the illustrations to this volume we shall [[cut off]]
Renoir's Courbetesque beginnings developed into a further stu[[cut off]]
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