Pierre Bonnard (French, 1867-1947): Women with Dog (Women and the Dog), 1891.

Pierre Bonnard (French, Les Nabis, 1867-1947): Women with Dog (Women and the Dog), 1891. Oil on canvas, 16 x 12-3/4 inches (41 x 32.4 cm). Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, USA. © Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/ADAGP, Paris. © This artwork may be protected by copyright. It is posted on the site in accordance with fair use principles.

“In Paris, Pierre Bonnard (1999.180.1), Maurice Denis (1999.180.2ab), and Édouard Vuillard were among the most influential artists to embrace decoration as painting’s primary function. Their works celebrate pattern and ornament … ” (metmuseum.org)

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