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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Bonnard, Pierre 1867-1947. French painter who adhered to an impressionistic style in works such as The Bath.

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  • He has sketched exquisitely a temperament, and if he has not told us much about its fruits, about the pictures of Bonnard that is to say, he can always refer us to the series of reproductions at the end of the volume.

    Since Cézanne

  • Sheekey Picasso, Matisse and Bonnard spring most quickly to mind as some of my favorite artists, although David Hockney is the greatest living artist I know.

    Print Pioneer Celia Birtwell

  • On Wednesday, Christie's will sell an additional 35 pieces from the actress's collection of Impressionist and modern art, including drawings by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec and Pierre Bonnard .

    Elizabeth Taylor Pieces Outdo Estimates

  • In "Pierre Bonnard," Fondation Beyler traces the evolution of the artist through 60 paintings from various international institutions.

    What's On Around Europe

  • Larger collages, from the 1980s, more colorfully vibrant and subtle, suggest Bonnard-like shimmers.

    Going From the Abstract to the Sort-Of Concrete

  • In rapid succession came Bonnard, Daumier, Manguin, a fine Toulouse-Lautrec, Valladon, more and more and more Picassos and Matisses.

    Souvenirs From Paris

  • Matisse/ARS 'The Girl With Green Eyes' (1908) by Henri Matisse In Room I, an erotic Bonnard and a Renoir nude are joined by a small Manet and four Cézannes (two of them lithographs).

    Souvenirs From Paris

  • Artists such as Toulouse-Lautrec and Pierre Bonnard would sign some and not others, depending on the wishes and ego of the collector.

    Daniel Grant: What's the Value of a Signature on an Art Print?

  • Pierre Bonnard and É douard Vuillard, the two conservative French painters of the turn of the century whose reputations have endured, are unusually represented, Bonnard best by two candidly erotic bedroom paintings and a large 1927 view from above of a Riviera town.

    The Best and the Rest

  • His superb eye is evident in dramas that evoke paintings by Vuillard and Bonnard: "Les Destin é es" (2000), a graceful adaptation of a Jacques Chardonne novel, and "Summer Hours" ( "L'heure d 'é t é," 2008), a radiant story about the death of a matriarch and the dispersal of her collection of art objects.

    Surveyor of Our Landscape

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