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Pierre Bonnard
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Pierre Bonnard (FR. Pierre Bonnard, October 3, 1867 — January 23, 1947) was a French painter and graphic artist, who entered the history of art as one of the greatest colorists of the XX century. In his youth he led a group of painters called the Nabis.

Hailing from a family of state official, Bonnard first studied law at the Sorbonne, and then studied at the Academy of Juliane in Paris, then in the School of fine arts, where in 1888 he formed the group "Nabi", which included Ranson, Denis, sérusier, Vuillard, Roussel, and later joined Valloton. Under the influence of Gauguin and art of Japanese prints artists localized color, doing his painting over the plane. However, the strong influence of Japanese prints can be seen in the works exactly Bonnard, which was even called "panstwowym Nabi".

Pierre Bonnard was well acquainted with Ambroise Vollard and had caught him on several of his portraits. Bonnard exhibited their work at the "Salon of independent" and met with Toulouse-Lautrec. In 1905, together with Edouard Vyuyara went on a trip through Spain, followed by a trip to Belgium, Holland, England, Italy, Algeria, Tunisia and South France. In 1925, Bonnard bought a house on the Riviera, in Le Cannet.

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This winter Denmark's NY Carlsberg Glyptotek offers the unique opportunity to step into the world of Odilon Redon (1840-1916), a multitalented French artist who was a pastellist, draughtsman, painter and lithographer. Being the first major presentation of Redon in Denmark, “Odilon Redon. Into the Dream” introduces the French artist’s artwork in all its aspects.
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Pierre Bonnard. Woman slumbering on the bed
Woman slumbering on the bed
1899, 96×106 cm
Pierre Bonnard. Workshop with mimosa
Workshop with mimosa
1946, 127.5×127.5 cm
Pierre Bonnard. The Mirror above the Sink
The Mirror above the Sink
1908, 120×97 cm
Pierre Bonnard. The sun
The sun
1908, 125×109 cm
Pierre Bonnard. Summer in Normandy
Summer in Normandy
1912, 114×128 cm
Pierre Bonnard. Siesta
1900, 109×132 cm
Pierre Bonnard. Blue Nude
Blue Nude
1900, 302×392 cm
Pierre Bonnard. Evening in Paris
Evening in Paris
1911, 76×121 cm
Pierre Bonnard. Landscape with goods train
Landscape with goods train
1909, 77×108 cm
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