Modern and Contemporary Art
Woman in a White HatMade in France, Europe
Pierre Bonnard, French, 1867 - 1947
Oil on paper on panel© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris
27 15/16 x 21 13/16 inches (71 x 55.4 cm)
* Gallery 163, European Art 1850-1900, first floor (Annenberg Galleries)
1978-1-1Bequest of Charlotte Dorrance Wright, 1978
Collection of the artist, until d. 1947; Bonnard estate (Bonnard-Terrasse family), 1947 to c. 1963 ; sold to Wildenstein & Co., New York, c. 1963; sold to Charlotte Dorrance Wright (Mrs. William Coxe Wright) (1911-1977), St. Davids, PA, 1971 ; bequest to PMA, 1978.
1. See Dauberville catalogue raisonné, v. 4, 1968, no. 01984, and curatorial file. The disposition of the paintings in Bonnard's estate was not settled between the Terrasse-Bonnard and Bowers families (the heirs of Pierre Bonnard and of Marthe Bonnard, respectively) until the early 1960's; as part of the settlement Wildenstein & Co. received a portion of the paintings (see the exhibition catalog "Pierre Bonnard," Acquavella Galleries, New York, Nov. 9-Dec. 11, 1965, Introduction; and Daniel Wildenstein, Marchands d'art, Paris, 1999, p. 139-147).
2. Information provided by Ay-Whang Hsia, Wildenstein & Co., letter dated May 28, 2003 (in curatorial file) and communication of July 10, 2003.
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