Woman with Dog (La Femme au Chien) (illustration from "Dingo" by Octave Mirbeau)
Pierre Bonnard ( French, 1867 - 1947 )
This etching is an illustration from Octave Mirbeau's 1913 novel Dingo depicting the eponymous dog with another character from the novel, Lina Lauréal.
Jennie Russell, Digital Collections Content Coordinator, 2018.
- Octave Mirbeau (French, 1848-1917) and Bonnard likely met in the 1890s at the offices of La Revue Blanche, the avant-garde publication that provided Bonnard with patrons, publication opportunities, and an expansive network of like-minded figures in the visual, literary, and performing arts.
Pierre Bonnard: The Graphic Art (1989)
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