Artist: Auguste Renoir (French, Limoges 1841–1919 Cagnes-sur-Mer)
Medium: Pastel on paper
Dimensions: 21 x 16 1/4 in. (53.3 x 41.3 cm)
Credit Line: The Lesley and Emma Sheafer Collection, Bequest of Emma A. Sheafer, 1973
Accession Number: 1974.356.34
Like Degas, Renoir depicted Parisian milliners in the late 1870s and 1880s. Whereas Degas derived humor from the activity of buying a hat, Renoir focused on the charms of the young salesgirls.