Woman with Dog (La Femme au Chien) (illustration from "Dingo" by Octave Mirbeau)


Pierre Bonnard ( French, 1867 - 1947 )

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General Description

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.

Fun Facts

  • 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.

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