Pierre Bonnard

1867 - 1947

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Pierre Bonnard (French: [bɔnaʁ]; 3 October 1867 – 23 January 1947) was a French painter, illustrator and printmaker, known especially for the stylized decorative qualities of his paintings and his bold use of color. A founding member of the Post-Impressionist group of avant-garde painters Les Nabis, his early work was strongly influenced by the work of Paul Gauguin, as well as the prints of Hokusai and other Japanese artists. Bonnard was a leading figure in the transition from Impressionism to Modernism. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pierre Bonnard has received more than 708,715 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Pierre Bonnard is the 179th most popular painter (up from 200th in 2019), the 584th most popular biography from France (up from 656th in 2019) and the 51st most popular French Painter.

Pierre Bonnard is most famous for his paintings of the French countryside.

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Among painters, Pierre Bonnard ranks 179 out of 1,428Before him are John Everett Millais, Pinturicchio, Lavinia Fontana, Quentin Matsys, Hilma af Klint, and Angelica Kauffman. After him are Johannes Itten, Anton Raphael Mengs, Benozzo Gozzoli, Joshua Reynolds, Utamaro, and Dieric Bouts.

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Among people born in 1867, Pierre Bonnard ranks 12Before him are Emil Nolde, Arturo Toscanini, John Galsworthy, Mary of Teck, Percy Fawcett, and Madam C. J. Walker. After him are Emily Greene Balch, Käthe Kollwitz, Natsume Sōseki, Prince Maximilian of Baden, Walther Rathenau, and Enrique Granados. Among people deceased in 1947, Pierre Bonnard ranks 23Before him are G. H. Hardy, Black Dahlia, Anton Denikin, Halford Mackinder, Karl Mannheim, and Ernst Lubitsch. After him are Frederick Gowland Hopkins, Nicholas Roerich, Han van Meegeren, Victor Lustig, Irving Fisher, and Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque.

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In France

Among people born in France, Pierre Bonnard ranks 584 out of 5,234Before him are Louis I, Duke of Orléans (1372), Yolande de Polastron (1749), Henrietta Maria of France (1609), Victor Grignard (1871), Louise Élisabeth of France (1727), and Léon Walras (1834). After him are Auguste de Marmont (1774), Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette (1757), Johnny Hallyday (1943), Jean-Marie Le Pen (1928), Pope Nicholas II (990), and Albert Lebrun (1871).

Among PAINTERS In France

Among painters born in France, Pierre Bonnard ranks 51Before him are Maurice de Vlaminck (1876), Gustave Caillebotte (1848), Maurice Utrillo (1883), Alexandre Cabanel (1823), Niki de Saint Phalle (1930), and Eugène Boudin (1824). After him are Antoine-Jean Gros (1771), Jean Dubuffet (1901), Jeanne Hébuterne (1898), Suzanne Valadon (1865), Aristide Maillol (1861), and Pierre Puvis de Chavannes (1824).