|Country: Palau||Metal Purity: 999||Box: Yes|
|Year of Issue: 2020||Weight: 93.3 g||CoA: Yes|
|Face Value: 20 dollars||Dimensions: 65||Coin Accent: Coloring|
|ID: PW0286||Quality: Proof|
|Mintage quantity: 499 pcs|
This unique 3 oz fine silver rimless coin continues the “Micropuzzle Treasures” series, following the famous Starry Night Van Gogh coin. The given coin is dedicated to Micropuzzle art and to Renoir’s masterpiece – “Two Sisters (On The Terrace)”.
On “Two Sisters (On The Terrace)”, Renoir depicted the radiance of lovely young women on a warm and beautiful day. The older girl, wearing the female boater’s blue ﬂannel, is posed in the center of the evocative landscape backdrop of Chatou, a suburban town where the artist spent much of the spring of 1881. She gazes absently beyond her younger companion, who seems, in a charming visual conceit, to have just dashed into the picture. Technically, the painting is a tour de force: Renoir juxtaposed solid, almost life-size figures against a landscape that—like a stage set—seems a realm of pure vision and fantasy. The sewing basket in the left foreground evokes a palette, holding the bright, pure pigments that the artist mixed, diluted, and altered to create the rest of the painting. Although the girls were not actually sisters, Renoir’s dealer showed the work with this title, along with Acrobats at the Cirque Fernando and others, at the seventh Impressionist exhibition, in 1882. The reverse of the coin represents a beautifully coloured painting of “Two Sisters (On The Terrace)” by French artist Pierre-Auguste Renoir, struck with more than 254 minted pieces in exceptional high relief, to reproduce and empathize extraordinary beauty of this piece of puzzle art in miniature. The obverse of the coin features the Coat of Arms of Palau, surrounded by a beautiful decorative micropuzzle pattern. The coin features 254 minted pieces thanks to the Smartminting technology and comes in a themed case, together with the Certificate of Authenticity. The mintage is limited to only 499 pieces for global distribution!
“He loves everything that is joyous, brilliant, and consoling in life,” an anonymous interviewer once wrote about Pierre-Auguste Renoir. This may explain why “Two Sisters (On The Terrace)” is one of the most popular paintings in the Art Institute.
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