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Chat between…<br>Matisse and Bonnard

12/09/2023 > 14/01/2024

Chat between…
Matisse and Bonnard

Chat between…
Matisse and Bonnard

The Pinacoteca di Brera hosts Henri Matisse’s masterpiece, Femme au violon from the Musée de L’Orangerie in Paris, which will be exhibited alongside Pierre Bonnard’sPortrait of Marta Bonnard in a special “chat” between two artists who, as visitors will discover, had a special relationship with each other as well as shared pictorial characteristics and themes.

Chat between…<br>Matisse and Bonnard

From the Musée de L’Orangerie in Paris-where two Portraits by Modigliani are on loan-a painting by Henri Matisse then arrives in Brera, which, alongside the painting by Pierre Bonnard, is meant to testify to the strong relationship, especially epistolary, established between two masters of the early 20th century avant-garde.

Matisse Bonnard
On the left, Femme au violon, 1921-1922, oil on canvas [Paris, Musée de l’Orangerie, Jean Walter and Paul Guillaume Collection]; on the right, Portrait of Marta Bonnard, 1917-1925, oil on canvas, [Pinacoteca di Brera, Milano]

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