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An image of The bathtub by Pierre Bonnard

Pierre Bonnard

(France 03 Oct 1867 – 23 Jan 1947)

Title
The bathtub
Alternative title:
La baignoire
Year
1942-1946
Media category
Print
Materials used
colour lithograph
Edition
17/80
Dimensions

51.5 x 64.5 cm sheet; 61.8 x 74.5 x 4.5 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.l. [inscribed onto stone] "Bonnard" and l.r., pencil "PB". Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1999
Accession number
147.1999
Copyright
© Pierre Bonnard, 1942-46/ADAGP. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney
Location
Not on display
Further information

This work was drawn on the lithographic stone by Jaques Villon, under Bonnard's supervision. It is one of eleven lithographs, executed in this way, at the studio of Louis Carré, Paris, between 1942-1946. Villon's drawings were after gouaches by Bonnard and Bonnard followed the progress of the work through every state, annotating the colours and making numerous marginal notes.

Bibliography (1)

Francis Bouvet, Bonnard: The Complete Graphic Work, England, 1981, 300, 310 (colour illus.).