Pierre BONNARD, Le bain (deuxieme planche) [The bath (second version)] Enlarge 1 /1

Pierre BONNARD

France 1867 – 1947

Le bain (deuxieme planche) [The bath (second version)] c. 1925 Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Materials & Technique: prints, Planographic Lithograph Support: light smooth off-white laid paper
Edition State: second state
Impression: one of 525
Publisher: Frapier, Edmond
Place Published: Paris
Date Published: 1926

Edition Notes: Lithograph printed in black or sanguine. For the"Album des peintres-lithographes de Manet á Matisse", an edition size of 525 impressions. A deluxe edition of 50 loose leaf impressions were also printed on oriental paper. First state: no lithographed monogram; 35 impressions printed in black, ten printed in sanguine, signed by the artist; wide margins; fifty prints on Imperial Japanese paper for de luxe edition of "Album". Second state: lithographed signature below left; fifty prints on loose lead China paper, making up double set for the deluxe edition; 525 prints for the ordinary edition.
Primary Insc: signed on stone lower left "P Bonnard" Not dated
Tertiary Insc: inscribed lower left in pencil "Bonnard: Le Bain "; inscribed lower left in pencil (indecipherable) verso: inscribed lower centre in pencil " Le Bain R.M 75/u"; lower right in pencil 14n(?).
Dimensions: comp 29.8 h x 21.0 w cm sheet 36.6 h x 27.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Bouvet F., cat. 92a, p. 241
Acknowledgement: National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Accession No: NGA 74.134
Subject: Art style: Les Nabi