27 June 2000
Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947)
La Seine à Vernon
stamped with signature 'Bonnard' (lower left)
oil on canvas
15 x 23¾ in. (38.1 x 60.4 cm.)
Painted circa 1922
Succession Bonnard, Paris (no. 353).
Aline & Marguerite Bowers, Paris.
Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd., London.
Galerie Schmit, Paris.
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J. & H. Dauberville, Bonnard catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint, vol. III, Paris, 1973, no. 1118 (illustrated, p. 117).
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Offered to benefit a new scholarship initiative from Bennington College, this work distils the unique form of abstraction for which the artist would become famous
Ahead of the sale of portraits of four different muses, we focus on the women the artist came to depend on so passionately