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'.
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