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(Relaxnews) – With more than 200 photographs and approximately 70 paintings, prints, and drawings from renowned international collections, Snapshot: Painters and Photography, Bonnard to Vuillard examines how the invention of the Kodak handheld camera in 1888 inspired many post-impressionists. The exhibition runs from February 4 through May 6 at the Phillips Collection in Washington DC.

Pierre Bonnard, 'Model taking off her blouse in Bonnard’s Paris studio,' c. 1916

©2012 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris. Photo: Réunion des Musées Nationaux / Art Resource, NY.

Special uses : Use only Snapshot: Painters and Photography, Bonnard to Vuillard Feb 4–May 6, 2012 at The Phillips Collection

Pierre Bonnard, ‘Model taking off her blouse in Bonnard’s Paris studio,’ c. 1916

Original untinted print, 3 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. Musée d’Orsay, Paris.

Pierre Bonnard, 'The Mirror in the Green Room,' 1908

©2012 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris.

Special uses : Use only Snapshot: Painters and Photography, Bonnard to Vuillard Feb 4–May 6, 2012 at The Phillips Collection

Pierre Bonnard, ‘The Mirror in the Green Room,’ 1908

Oil on paper, 19 3/4 x 25 3/4 in. Indianapolis Museum of Art. James E. Roberts Fund.

George Hendrik Breitner, 'Girl in a kimono (Geesje Kwak) in Breitner’s studio on Lauriersgracht, Amsterdam'

©Collection RKD (Netherlands Institute for Art History) The Hague.

Special uses : Use only Snapshot: Painters and Photography, Bonnard to Vuillard Feb 4–May 6, 2012 at The Phillips Collection

George Hendrik Breitner, ‘Girl in a kimono (Geesje Kwak) in Breitner’s studio on Lauriersgracht, Amsterdam’

Gelatin silver print, framed: 12 1/4 x 15 1/4 in.

George Hendrik Breitner, 'Girl in Red Kimono, Geesje Kwak,' 1893–95

©Noortman Master Paintings, Amsterdam. On behalf of private collection, Netherlands

Special uses : Use only Snapshot: Painters and Photography, Bonnard to Vuillard Feb 4–May 6, 2012 at The Phillips Collection

George Hendrik Breitner, ‘Girl in Red Kimono, Geesje Kwak,’ 1893–95

Oil on canvas, 24 x 19 1/2 in.

Maurice Denis, 'Two girls, paddling in the sea, swinging little Madeleine, Perros‐Guirec', 1909

©2012 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris.

Special uses : Use only Snapshot: Painters and Photography, Bonnard to Vuillard Feb 4–May 6, 2012 at The Phillips Collection

Maurice Denis, ‘Two girls, paddling in the sea, swinging little Madeleine, Perros‐Guirec’, 1909

Gelatin silver print, 5 7/8 x 6 1/2 in. Musée Maurice Denis, le Prieuré, Saint Germain‐en‐Laye.

Maurice Denis, 'On the Beach (Two Girls against the Light),' 1892

©2012 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris.

Special uses : Use only Snapshot: Painters and Photography, Bonnard to Vuillard Feb 4–May 6, 2012 at The Phillips Collection

Maurice Denis, ‘On the Beach (Two Girls against the Light),’ 1892

Oil on board mounted on panel, 8 1/8 x 9 7/8 in. Private collection, Germany.

Henri Evenepoel, 'Louise at Wépion, summer 1897'

©Archives of Contemporary Art in Belgium–Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels.

Special uses : Use only Snapshot: Painters and Photography, Bonnard to Vuillard Feb 4–May 6, 2012 at The Phillips Collection

Henri Evenepoel, ‘Louise at Wépion, summer 1897’

Modern gelatin silver print, 2011, from original negative, 1 1/2 x 2 in.

Henri Evenepoel, ''The White Hat,' 1897

©Collection of Eric and Louise Franck, London.

Special uses : Use only Snapshot: Painters and Photography, Bonnard to Vuillard Feb 4–May 6, 2012 at The Phillips Collection

Henri Evenepoel, ”The White Hat,’ 1897

Oil on canvas, 22 3/8 x 18 1/8 in.

Henri Rivière, 'The Eiffel Tower: Painter on a knotted rope along a vertical girder, below an intersection of girders,' 1889

©2012 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris.

Special uses : Use only Snapshot: Painters and Photography, Bonnard to Vuillard Feb 4–May 6, 2012 at The Phillips Collection

Henri Rivière, ‘The Eiffel Tower: Painter on a knotted rope along a vertical girder, below an intersection of girders,’ 1889

Gelatin silver print, 4 3/4 x 3 1/2 in. Musée d’Orsay, Paris. Gift of Mme Bernard Granet and her children and Mlle Solange Granet, 1981.

Edouard Vuillard, 'The two sunshades,' 1902

©2012 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

Special uses : Use only Snapshot: Painters and Photography, Bonnard to Vuillard Feb 4–May 6, 2012 at The Phillips Collection

Edouard Vuillard, ‘The two sunshades,’ 1902

Gelatin silver print, 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. Private collection.

Félix Vallotton, 'On the Beach,' 1899

©Private collection, Switzerland.

Special uses : Use only Snapshot: Painters and Photography, Bonnard to Vuillard Feb 4–May 6, 2012 at The Phillips Collection

Félix Vallotton, ‘On the Beach,’ 1899

Félix Vallotton, On the Beach, 1899. Oil on board, 16 1/2 x 18 7/8 in.