Catalogue entry

Pierre Bonnard 1867-1947

T01076 Femme nue se baissant (Nude bending down) 1923

Inscribed 'Bonnard' b.l.
Oil on canvas, 22 1/2 x 20 3/4 (57 x 53)
Bequeathed by the Hon. Mrs A.E. Pleydell-Bouverie through the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1968
Prov: With Bernheim-Jeune, Paris (purchased from the artist, March 1923) sold by their branch in Lucerne, the Galerie de l'Art Moderne; the Marquis de Bolli, Paris; with Arthur Tooth and Sons, London; the Hon. Mrs A.E. Pleydell-Bouverie, London, 1958
Exh: Pierre Bonnard, RA, London, January-March 1966 (164)
Lit: Jean and Henry Dauberville, Bonnard (Paris 1973), No.1215, Vol.3, p.181 repr. as 'Femme s'essuyant la Jambe' or 'Femme nue se baissant' and dated 1923
Repr: The Friends of the Tate Gallery: Annual Report 1st May 1968-30th April 1969 (London 1969), on cover

Also known as 'Woman wiping her Leg'.

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.66, reproduced p.66