Place Pigalle at Night Artist: Pierre Bonnard (French, 1867–1947)

ca. 1905–08

Modern and Contemporary Art

On view, 3rd floor, Modern and Contemporary Art and Design

Oil on panel


22 5/8 × 26 15/16 in. (57.5 × 68.4 cm)
framed: 30 3/4 × 35 1/4 × 3 1/4 in. (78.1 × 89.5 × 8.3 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of Walter Bareiss, B.S. 1940S

Accession Number



20th century


Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of records is ongoing.



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.)
  • Susan Greenberg Fisher, "Above the Grid," in "Recent Acquisitions 2001–2003," special issue, Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2004), 88, fig. 3
  • Michael Howard, Impressionism (London: Carlton Books Ltd, 1997),
  • F. Roy Willis, Western Civilization: An Urban Perspective (Lexington, Mass.: D.C. Heath and Company, 1973),
  • 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
  • Pierre Courthion, Paris in Our Time (Lausanne, Switzerland: Albert Skira, 1957), 67, ill
  • "Accessions 1955," Bulletin of the Associates in Fine Arts at Yale University 22, no. 2 (March 1956), 7
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cityscapes (representations), human figures (visual works)




Lower left "Bonnard"

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