Oil on board
Unframed: 47 x 64.1 x 7.9 cm (18 1/2 x 25 1/4 x 3 1/8 in.)
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Anonymous Gift 1976.148
One of the leading artists of the group known as the Nabis (Hebrew for prophets), Bonnard was critically acclaimed for his intimate portrayals of domestic life. This depiction of figures relaxing at a café follows the Impressionist precedent of painting contemporary urban life. However, Bonnard avoided individual characterization to concentrate on evoking a mood of quiet reverie through evocative shadows and jewel-like colors.
The information about this object, including provenance information, is based on historic information and may not be currently accurate or complete. Research on objects is an ongoing process, but the information about this object may not reflect the most current information available to CMA. If you notice a mistake or have additional information about this object, please email email@example.com.
To request more information about this object, study images, or bibliography, contact the Ingalls Library Reference Desk.
Is something not working on this page? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Request a digital file from Image Services that is not available through CC0, a detail image, or any image with a color bar. If you have questions about requesting an image, please email email@example.com.