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Andr´┐Ż Ostier, Pierre Bonnard, 1941, silver gelatin photograph (Detail)
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Pierre BONNARD | Nannies' Promenade, Frieze of Carriages [Le Paravent: la promenade des nourrices frise de fiacres]
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Pierre BONNARD
France 1867 – 1947
Nannies' Promenade, Frieze of Carriages
[Le Paravent: la promenade des nourrices frise de fiacres]
1895- 1899
colour lithograph, four-panel screen
sheet 136.8 (h) x 48.3 (w) cm
Art Gallery of New South Wales- Gift of Margaret Olley, 1999
Answer the following questions:
  1. How many dogs can you count? Which one is the closest? How can you tell?
  2. Which panel has the most empty space? Can you find something that suggests the action takes place in a garden?
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