Pierre Bonnard (French, 1867-1947)
This charming etching by Pierre Bonnard was published by the virtuoso French producer of French livres d’artistes, Ambroise Vollard. It was included as one of the original etchings produced by Bonnard to accompany a work titled La vie de sainte Monique which was written by Ambroise Vollard in 1930.
Original etching on arches wove paper
signed in the plate with the artist’s monogram
Published by Ambroise Vollard in 1930
Edition limited to 340
33 x 26cm. (sheet size)
Provenance: from the family collection of the British artist, Stanley William Hayter.
References: recorded and illustrated in the catalogue raisonné of Pierre Bonnard’s graphic work. Francis Bouvet. Bonnard the complete graphic work. No. 111.