About this artwork
Pierre Bonnard explored domestic life in a number of works and media, including scenes of family pets. This relaxed composition—seemingly viewed from an intimate point of view—underscores the personal nature of Bonnard’s vision.
- Currently Off View
- Prints and Drawings
- Pierre Bonnard
- Cats Playing
- c. 1904
- Pastel, over charcoal, with stumping, on tan wove paper, edge-mounted to board
- Signed recto, upper right, in blue pastel: "Bonnard"
- 478 × 527 mm
- Gift of Dorothy Braude Edinburg to the Harry B. and Bessie K. Braude Memorial Collection
- © 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris