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Bonnard

[baw-nar] /bɔˈnar/
noun
1.
Pierre
[pyer] /pyɛr/ (Show IPA),
1867–1947, French painter.
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  • The craftsman was one of the most cunning goldsmiths of the city, Bonnard.

    The Churches of Paris S. Sophia Beale
  • Bonnard, on the other hand, must be one of the most painstaking artists alive.

    Since Czanne Clive Bell
  • Bonnard's pictures grow not as trees; they float as water-lilies.

    Since Czanne Clive Bell
  • They are free and various; and Bonnard is one of the greatest painters alive.

    Since Czanne Clive Bell
  • A picture by Bonnard, for all its fascinating overtones, has a life entirely of its own.

    Since Czanne Clive Bell
  • A picture by Bonnard escapes from its subject, and from its author, too.

    Since Czanne Clive Bell
  • They are literary terms, and the painting of Bonnard is never literary.

    Since Czanne Clive Bell
  • He is the antithesis of Bonnard, and his colours possess almost no harmonious interrelation.

    Modern Painting, Its Tendency and Meaning Willard Huntington Wright
  • If we do not try to class Bonnard with the greatest artists, we are forced to praise him.

    Modern Painting, Its Tendency and Meaning Willard Huntington Wright
British Dictionary definitions for Bonnard

Bonnard

/French bɔnar/
noun
1.
Pierre (pjɛr). 1867–1947, French painter and lithographer, noted for the effects of light and colour in his landscapes and sunlit interiors
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