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Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947)
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PIERRE BONNARD (1867-1947)

Renoncules au vase bleu

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PIERRE BONNARD (1867-1947)
Renoncules au vase bleu
signed 'Bonnard' (lower center)
oil on canvas
22 7/8 x 19 3/8 in. (58 x 49.2 cm.)
Painted circa 1925
Provenance
J. Bloch.
Anon. sale, Palais Galliera, Paris, 10 June 1963, lot 10.
Ernst Beyeler, Basel.
Wildenstein & Co. Inc., New York (acquired from the above, 1965).
Acquired from the above by the late owner, 31 May 1978.
Literature
J. Bouret, Bonnard, séductions, Lausanne, 1967 (illustrated on the back cover; titled Vase de pavots).
J. and H. Dauberville, Bonnard: Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint, Paris, 1973, vol. III, p. 255, no. 1311 (illustrated).
Exhibited
Paris, Galerie Jean-Claude & Jacques Bellier, Bonnard peintures, November-December 1960, p. 14, no. 18.
London, Royal Academy of Arts, Pierre Bonnard, January-March 1966, p. 59, no. 188.
Tokyo, Museum of Western Art and Kyoto, National Museum of Modern Art, Bonnard, March-June 1968, no. 59 (illustrated, pl. 115).
Melbourne, National Gallery of Victoria; Adelaide, Art Gallery of South Australia; Sydney, Art Gallery of New South Wales and Perth, Western Australian Art Gallery, Pierre Bonnard, May-October 1971, no. 18 (illustrated).
Johannesburg Art Gallery, Pierre Bonnard, December 1971-January 1972, no. 18 (illustrated; dated circa 1925-1930).
São Paulo, Museu de Arte, Pierre Bonnard, March 1972, no. 18 (illustrated; dated circa 1925-1930).
Albi, Musée Toulouse-Lautrec, Pierre Bonnard, June-September 1972, p. 26, no. 18 (dated circa 1925-1930).
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