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    Sale 7599

    Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale

    24 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 41

    Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947)

    La rade

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947)
    La rade
    signed 'Bonnard' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    17½ x 21 in. (44.5 x 53.5 cm.)
    Painted in 1929


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    Provenance

    Bernheim-Jeune, Paris (no. 26352), by whom acquired from the artist in February 1930, until at least 1935.
    Sejersted Bödtker, Oslo.
    Ragnar Molzau, Oslo.
    Marlborough Fine Art, London, by whom acquired from the above.
    Galerie Krugier & Cie., Geneva.
    Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner in 1969.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED EUROPEAN COLLECTION


    Literature

    D. de Rougemont, Panorama des événements, Paris, 1965, p. 153.
    J. & H. Dauberville, Bonnard: catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint, vol. III, 1920-1939, Paris, 1973, no. 1414 (illustrated p. 331).


    Exhibited

    Pittsburgh, Carnegie Institute, International Exhibition of Paintings, October - December 1934, no. 168 (illustrated).
    Oslo, Kunstnernes Hus, Exposition d'art français, November 1946, no. 38 (illustrated).
    Strasbourg, Château des Rohan, La grande aventure du XXe siècle, June - September 1963, no. 107 (illustrated).
    Humlebaek, Louisiana Museum, Pierre Bonnard, September - October 1967, no. 52 (illustrated, titled 'Ankerpladsen', dated '1924-1925').
    Geneva, Galerie Krugier et Cie., Bonnard, June 1969, no. 18 (illustrated p. 13, dated 'circa 1924').