Description: PIERRE BONNARD: (French 1867 – 1947) Rare Erotic Watercolor and Drawing on Paper; Signed lower left: Bonnard. Related Ink Drawing Sold October 2006 Artculial (S.V.V.) dated 1919. Note: Bonnard was a French painter and printmaker. The son of a prominent official of the French Ministry of War. At the insistence of his father, Bonnard studied law, graduating and practising as a barrister briefly. However, he had also attended art classes on the side, and soon decided to become an artist.
Bonnard is known for his intense use of color, especially via areas built with small brushmarks and close values. His often complex compositions—typically of sunlit interiors of rooms and gardens populated with friends and family members—are both narrative and autobiographical. His wife Marthe was an ever-present subject. He also painted several self portraits, landscapes and still lives.
Condition: is great overall.
Item ID: 14014
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