Pierre Bonnard (French, 1867 - 1947)

Pierre Bonnard

French | 1867 - 1947

Pierre Bonnard was a French Impressionist & Modern artist who was born in 1867. His work is currently being shown at multiple venues like Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki . Numerous key galleries and museums such as The Metropolitan Museum of Art have featured Pierre Bonnard's work in the past.Pierre Bonnard's work has been offered at auction multiple times, with realized prices ranging from 2 USD to 19,570,000 USD, depending on the size and medium of the artwork. Since 1998 the record price for this artist at auction is 19,570,000 USD for La Terrasse ou Une terrasse à Grasse, sold at Christie's New York in 2019. Pierre Bonnard has been featured in articles for Apollo, ArtDaily and Glasstire. The most recent article is “Adventures of the Optic Nerve”: Enjoy a Visual Feast of Looking in Bonnard’s Worlds written for Washington City Paper in March 2024. The artist died in 1947.

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Current Exhibitions

Red Birds On Green Tree

Sara Hildén Art Museum
Tampere | Finland
Feb 17,2024 - May 12,2024

Art A to Z

Jack Rutberg Fine Arts
Pasadena | Los Angeles | California | USA
Mar 03,2024 - May 18,2024

Bonnard’s Worlds

The Phillips Collection
Washington D.C. | District Of Columbia | USA
Mar 02,2024 - Jun 02,2024


“Adventures of the Optic Nerve”: Enjoy a Visual Feast of Looking in Bonnard’s Worlds
The Renaissance Palace Putting Brueghel and Braque Side by Side
Vintage Posters and Graphic Design Event Featuring Rare Akseli Gallen–Kallela's Bil – Bol, 1907


..Overlooking the Mediterranean, in a bedroom converted to a studio, Bonnard masterminded the dazzling paintings of color and light that we have come to consider his finest...

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art

..Practicing art in its multifarious forms, Bonnard advocated a basically decorative esthetic, fuelled by sharp, humorous observations drawn from his immediate surroundings...

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Musée d'Orsay

..Bonnard, a French painter, engraver and poster artist as well as a founding member of the Nabis avant-garde movement, is widely known for the originality of his brilliant compositions and his unusual handling...

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Musée National des Beaux-Arts du Québec

..Bonnard develops and models not only moods but entire compositions by means of colour harmonies and dissonances, by means of contrasts and the interplay of warm and cool tones...

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Bank Austria Kunstforum

..Bonnard paints from memory, detaching himself from his subjects and resurrecting them in colour, plane and form...

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