11 Paintings by PIERRE BONNARD, French Nabi Painter, (1867-1947)

Untitled (Animals at Play in a Field)
14 X 13 in (35.56 X 33.02 cm)
watercolor and ink on paper
Creation Date:  1893

Terrasse dans le Midi
26.75 X 28.75 in (67.95 X 73.03 cm)
Medium:  oil on canvas
Creation Date:  Circa 1925

18.11 X 27.95 in (46 X 71 cm)
oil on canvas laid down on panel
Creation Date:  Circa 1939

29.13 X 33.46 in (74 X 85 cm)
Medium:  oil on canvas
Creation Date:  Circa 1907

The Dressing Table , 1908
Oil on canvas

Known for painting light-soaked interiors, nudes and still lives, Pierre Bonnard’s lush canvases echo Claude Monet and Henri Matisse. Bonnard played a central role in Nabis, a group emphasizing the basic aesthetic properties of painting. Describing his method, Bonnard has said, “the principal subject is the surface, which has its color, its laws over and above those of object.” Rather than simply observe and reproduce the world around him, Bonnard sought to instill each picture with, in the words of Nabis colleague Maurice Denis, “a beauty outside nature.” More

View of Le Cannet, 1927
Oil on canvas, decorative panel

The Large Garden, 1895
Oil on canvas

Dancers, 1896
Oil on cardboard

The Work Table, 1926-1937
Oil on canvas

House amoung the Trees ("My Caravan" at Vernonnet), ca. 1918
Oil on canvas

View of the Old Port, Saint-Tropez
Oil on canvas

Nude in an Interior, 1935
Oil on canvas

Acknowledgement: Artsy

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