Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947) , Anémones, 1917. Oil on board laid down on cradled panel, signed ‘Bonnard’ (lower left) ,16¼ x 12¾ in. (41.3 x 32.4 c.m.). Private collection. Photograph: Christies.

Provenance:

  • Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paris (acquired from the artist, 1917).
  • Paul Gallimard, Paris.
  • Ambroise Vollard, Paris.
  • Gaston Lévy, Paris.
  • Israël collection, Paris.
  • Wildenstein & Co., Inc., New York.
  • Mrs. Richard Rodgers, New York.
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (gift from the above, 1964); sale, Sotheby’s, New York, 11 November 1999, lot 250.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.

Literature:

  • J. and H. Dauberville, Bonnard, Catalogue raisonné de l’oeuvre peint, Paris, 1968, vol. II, p. 416, no. 911 (illustrated).

Exhibited:

  • New York, Wildenstein & Co., Inc., Magic of Flowers in Painting, April-May 1954.
  • Hartford, Wadsworth Atheneum, The Music Makers, July-August 1959.
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