Landscapes and paintings of Marthe in the bath reached a peak in which colour was supreme, and form became fluid and adaptable.
In the 1930s, he painted more watercolours, intimate domestic scenes, and nudes. Despite being in his mid-sixties, his work showed no sign of easing off.
Marthe starts painting, but Bonnard falls in love and has an affair. More superb paintings, here mainly in northern France.
A steady stream of colourful landscapes, from the south and north of France, with many still lives, and the occasional nude figure. But Bonnard also had something of a crisis to deal with.
Focussing his development and innovation on his intimate domestic scenes, he brought a new light, more mirror play, and a first glimpse of his future style.
How a Polish pianist came to enable so much of the painting, music, and ballet of the first half of the 20th century – with her portraits by Renoir, Toulouse-Lautrec, Bonnard, and others.
Paintings of boats inspired by a cruise with the composer Ravel, optical play with mirrors, and four distinctive panels for his patron Misia’s apartment.
Painting Paris street scenes through the winter, Bonnard and Marthe left the city for the country and coast over the summer.
First of a new series looking at his paintings, discovers a startlingly beautiful three-panel screen showing a La Fontaine fable, and his Nabi paintings.
What made images of women sewing so popular in the late 19th century? Here are some of the best from about 1885 to the Nabis in the 20th century.