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Andr´┐Ż Ostier, Pierre Bonnard, 1941, silver gelatin photograph (Detail)
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Pierre BONNARD | Woman in front of a mirror [Femme devant un miroir]
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Pierre BONNARD
France 1867 – 1947
Woman in front of a mirror
[Femme devant un miroir]
c.1908
oil on canvas
124.0 (h) x 47.4 (w) cm
signed l.l., oil, "Bonnard", not dated
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
NGA 1998.129
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Answer the following questions:
  1. Where is the light coming from? How can you tell?
  2. List some of the ways the mirror image differs from the figure in the foreground.
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The Pierre Bonnard works on this page are reproduced with the permission of
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