Friday, July 1, 2011

Bernard, Emile

Huile sur toile
61 cm x 91 cm
Peint en 1890
Albi, musée Toulouse-Lautrec

Emile Bernard (1868 - 1941)
French painter.
Known as a Post-Impressionist painter.
Most of his notable work was accomplished at a young age, in the years 1886 through 1897.
Less known is Bernard's literary work, comprising plays, poetry, and art criticism as well as art historical statements that contain first hand information on the crucial period of modern art to which Bernard had contributed.