Woman in a White Hat
Pierre Bonnard, French, 1867 - 1947
Collection of the artist, until d. 1947; Bonnard estate (Bonnard-Terrasse family), 1947 to c. 1963 ; sold to Wildenstein & Co., New York, c. 1963; sold to Charlotte Dorrance Wright (Mrs. William Coxe Wright) (1911-1977), St. Davids, PA, 1971 ; bequest to PMA, 1978.
1. See Dauberville catalogue raisonné, v. 4, 1968, no. 01984, and curatorial file. The disposition of the paintings in Bonnard's estate was not settled between the Terrasse-Bonnard and Bowers families (the heirs of Pierre Bonnard and of Marthe Bonnard, respectively) until the early 1960's; as part of the settlement Wildenstein & Co. received a portion of the paintings (see the exhibition catalog "Pierre Bonnard," Acquavella Galleries, New York, Nov. 9-Dec. 11, 1965, Introduction; and Daniel Wildenstein, Marchands d'art, Paris, 1999, p. 139-147).
2. Information provided by Ay-Whang Hsia, Wildenstein & Co., letter dated May 28, 2003 (in curatorial file) and communication of July 10, 2003.
* Works in the collection are moved off view for many different reasons. Although gallery locations on the website are updated regularly, there is no guarantee that this object will be on display on the day of your visit.