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Modern and Contemporary Art
Artist: Pierre Bonnard, French, 1867–1947

Place Pigalle at Night

ca. 1905–08

Oil on panel

22 5/8 × 26 15/16 in. (57.5 × 68.4 cm)
framed: 78.1 × 89.5 × 8.3 cm (30 3/4 × 35 1/4 × 3 1/4 in.)
Gift of Walter Bareiss, B.S. 1940S
1955.23.1
Geography: 
Depicted Paris, France
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
French
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

Octave Mirabeau, Paris; M. Gerard; M. de Wolmann; anonymous; Bernhiem-Jeune, Paris; Walter J. Bareiss, New York (bought from Berheim-Jeune in 1952). (Provenance according to Bareiss, letter, November 29, 1963.)

Bibliography: 

“Accessions 1955,” Bulletin of the Associates in Fine Arts at Yale University 22, no. 2 (March 1956): 7.

Pierre Courthion, Paris in Our Time (Lausanne, Switzerland: Albert Skira, 1957), 67, ill.

Francoise Forster-Hahn, French and School of Paris Paintings in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1968), 1, fig. 23.

F. Roy Willis, Western Civilization: An Urban Perspective (Lexington, Mass.: D.C. Heath and Company, 1973).

Michael Howard, Impressionism (London: Carlton Books Ltd, 1997).

Susan Greenberg Fisher, “Above the Grid,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2004): 88, fig. 3.

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