Bernard Emile

b. Lille, 1864 - d. Paris, 1941
Emile Bernard, a French painter, poet, and art critic, studied in the studio of Fernand Cormon in Paris. He was a distinguished painter with an avid interest in experimentation. His correspondence with Van Gogh, Gaughin, Cézanne, and Odilon Redon was invaluable to the history of modern art.
The Bridge at Asnières, 1887
The Bridge at Asnières, 1887
oil on canvas