3 December 1996
Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947)
with the stamped signature 'Bonnard' (lower left)
oil on paper laid down on canvas
12¼ x 16½in. (31 x 42cm.)
Painted circa 1924
The Artist's Estate (no. 134).
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J. et H. Dauberville, Bonnard, Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint, vol. III, 1920-1939, no. 1252 (illustrated p. 210).
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