Catalogue entry

Pierre Bonnard 1867-1947

T01077 Baigneuse, de Dos (Bathing Woman, from the Back) c.1919

Inscribed 'Bonnard' b.r. and 'Pour mon ... | Gerard' on the back (the latter part of the inscription is partly illegible)
Oil on canvas, 17 3/8 x 13 5/8 (44 x 34.5)
Bequeathed by the Hon. Mrs A.E. Pleydell-Bouverie through the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1968
Prov: Given by the artist to Gérard (?); private collection, Paris; with Lefevre Gallery, London; the Hon. Mrs A.E. Pleydell-Bouverie, London, 1951
Exh: The Pleydell-Bouverie Collection, Tate Gallery, January-April 1954 (3) as 'Nude' 1920; Pierre Bonnard, RA, London, January-March 1966 (165) as 'Nude' c.1923
Lit: Jean and Henry Dauberville, Bonnard (Paris 1968), No.968, Vol.2, p.452, repr. as 'Baigneuse, de Dos' and dated c.1919
Repr: The Friends of the Tate Gallery: Annual Report 1st May 1968-30th April 1969 (London 1969), p.13

Published in:
Ronald Alley, Catalogue of the Tate Gallery's Collection of Modern Art other than Works by British Artists, Tate Gallery and Sotheby Parke-Bernet, London 1981, p.65, reproduced p.65