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    Sale 7702

    Impressionist/Modern, Day Sale

    5 February 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 370

    Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947)

    Femme cousant

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947)
    Femme cousant
    stamped with the signature 'Bonnard' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    13 3/8 x 18¾ in. (34 x 47.7 cm.)
    Painted circa 1910


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    Provenance

    The artist's estate.
    Wildenstein & Co., Inc., New York.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF A NEW YORK COLLECTOR


    Literature

    J. & H. Dauberville, Bonnard, Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint, vol. II, 1906-1919, Paris, 1968, no. 585 (illustrated p. 182).