Houses in the Courtyard (Maisons dans la cour)

1895–96
Pierre Bonnard (French, 1867–1947)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bouvet 061 (touched trial proof)

Dimensions

Image: 35 x 26 cm (13 3/4 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2010.779

Medium or Technique

Lithograph in four colors (touched trial proof)

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

A trial proof with traces of ink on the stone edges and overworked by the artist in blue chalk down the window frame on the left and in the foreground. Annotations in graphite on lower left and lower right.

Provenance

About 1918, acquired on the Paris art market by a private collector, Paris; August 1974, sold by this private collector at an unknown auction house, England, to William Weston Gallery Ltd., London; November 1974, sold by William Weston Gallery to Robert P. Bass, Jr., Concord, NH; 2010, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert P. Bass, Cambridge, MA, to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 15, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert P. Bass Jr. in honor of Gail R. Guild and Susan W. Paine

Copyright

© 2011 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris.