Pierre Bonnard prints for sale

French, 1867-1947

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Avenue de Bois (Paris) -  BONNARD

Avenue de Bois (Paris)
Lithograph printed in five colors, 1899, Bouvet 59, edition 100. 12 1/2 x 18 in. Signed in pencil, lower right. This is a superb impression with full margins. The condition is excellent apart from old hinges at the top two corners of the sheet. This work was printed by Bonnard and Auguste Clot, Paris. This major work is from the important series "Quelques Aspects de la Vie de Paris". The provenance is the celebrated collection of Henri M. Petiet (see Lugt 2021a).
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Coin de Rue (Street Corner) -  BONNARD

Coin de Rue (Street Corner)
Lithograph printed in four colors, 1899, Bouvet 64, edition 100. 11 x 14 1/4 in. Unsigned. This is a superb impression with fresh colors. The margins are full and the condition is excellent. This impression, printed on chine volant, is from the collection of Henri M. Petiet (see Lugt 2021a). This iconic image is from Bonnards's series "Quelques Aspects de la Vie de Paris," as printed by Bonnard and Clot. Incidentally, Bonnard rarely signed the prints from this series.
$7,000

Dogs (Les Chiens) -  BONNARD

Dogs (Les Chiens)
Lithograph, 1893, Bouvet 25, edition 100. 14 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. Signed and numbered in pencil. This is a fine impression in excellent condition. The margins are full. There were an additional twenty impressions on Japanese paper. This stellar work was reproduced in "L'Escarmouche," No. 5, December 10, 1893. "Bonnard's picture of stray dogs disporting themselves is one of his most skillful creations of high caricature, and it brings to mind not only the dazzling energy of Daumier but also Manet's best work in black and white..." (See page 121 of Pierre Bonnard, The Graphic Art, by Colta Ives, et al. (1989). The influence of Japanese printmaking is certainly evident here with the flat composition.
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La Lettre -  BONNARD

La Lettre
Lithograph, 1925, Bouvet 98 (ii/II), edition 35 as published by Frapier, Paris. 9 1/2 x 11 3/4 in. Signed on the stone and signed in pencil lower right. A fine impression in fine condition. Full margins. With the Frapier blindstamp, lower right.
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Place Clichy (Paris) -  BONNARD

Place Clichy (Paris)
Lithograph printed in five colors, 1922, Roger-Marx 77, Bouvet 88; edition 100. 18 1/2 x 25 in. Signed on the stone in the upper left. This is a superb impression with fresh, vibrant colors. The margins are full and the condition is fine. (There's a skillful repaired tear in the right margin well away from the image.) This superb, large scale lithograph was published by Bernheim-Jeune and is numbered in the lower margin. (This print was not signed in pencil by Bonnard.) Two pastel sketches are known; one was exhibited by Huguette Berès in 1970 and one is in the collection of the Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris. Ex-Collection: Henri M. Petiet, with his stamp verso, lower left corner.
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Some Scenes of Parisian Life (Quelques Aspects de la Vie de Paris) (Couverture) -  BONNARD

Some Scenes of Parisian Life (Quelques Aspects de la Vie de Paris) (Couverture)
Lithograph printed in colors, 1899, Bouvet 58, edition 100. 16 3/4 x 13 1/2 in. Signed on the stone at bottom. This is a fine impression printed on thin china paper. The margins are full and the condition is fine. This is the title page image for Bonnard's most famous series of color lithographs. The series of twelve prints was published by Vollard in Paris. They were printed by the artist with the assistance of Auguste Clot.
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Street Scene from Above (Rue Vue d'en Haut) -  BONNARD

Street Scene from Above (Rue Vue d'en Haut)
Lithograph printed in colors, 1899, Bouvet 62, edition 100. 14 3/4 x 9 in. Signed in pencil. This is a superb impression with the colors fresh. The margins are full and the condition is fine apart from a few subtle, minor undulations to the paper from the printing process. Published by Ambrose Vollard, this work is from the celebrated series of twelve plates, "Quelques Aspects de la Vie de Paris." The set was printed by the artist under the direction of Auguste Clot. Provenance: Henri M. Petiet (Lugt 5031).
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The Eelderly Woman, the Child and the Basset Hound (La Vieille Femme, l'enfant et le Basset) -  BONNARD

The Eelderly Woman, the Child and the Basset Hound (La Vieille Femme, l'enfant et le Basset)
Drypoint, 1927, Bouvet 104, edition 100. 7 1/2 x 6 3/8 in. Initialed in the plate. Signed and numbered in pencil. This is a fine, rich impression printed on sturdy wove paper. The margins are wide (full?) and the condition is excellent. This charming work was printed in an edition of 100 for the 1927 de luxe edition of "Art d'aujourd'hui," published by Albert Morancé, Paris.
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Young Woman in Black Stockings (Jeune Femme aux bas Noirs) -  BONNARD

Young Woman in Black Stockings (Jeune Femme aux bas Noirs)
Lithograph, 1893, Bouvet 27, edition 100. 11 1/2 x 5 in. Signed in the image with the artist's monogram. Signed and numbered in pencil. This is a superb impression in excellent condition. The margins are full. This vibrant print was reproduced in "L'Escarmouche," No.2, January 14, 1894. (There were twenty additional impressions on Japanese paper.) This print also goes by the title, "Dans l'intimité," ('In Private') and is illustrated and discussed on pages 152-153 of Pierre Bonnard, The Graphic Art (1989) by Colta Ives, et al.
$3,500


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