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    Sale 12070

    Impressionist & Modern Art Works on Paper

    13 May 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1079

    Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940)

    Madame Louis Viau

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940)
    Madame Louis Viau
    signed 'E. Vuillard' (lower right)
    pastel on paper laid down on board
    19 3/8 x 25 ¼ in. (49.3 x 64.2 cm.)
    Drawn circa 1936


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    Provenance

    Galerie Durand-Ruel et Cie., Paris.
    Louis Viau, Paris.
    Anon. sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, 27 March 1963, lot 70.
    Anon. sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, 12 December 1968, lot 48.
    Anon. sale, Sotheby’s, New York, 14 June 1985, lot 7.
    Anon. sale, Sotheby’s, London, 3 December 1986, lot 420.
    JPL Fine Arts, London (acquired at the above sale).
    Neffe-Degandt Fine Art, London (acquired from the above, 2000).
    Private collection, Switzerland.
    Neffe-Degandt Fine Art, London (acquired from the above).
    Jeffrey Archer, London (acquired from the above).
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, circa 2011.


    Literature

    A. Salomon and G. Cogeval, Vuillard, Le regard innombrable, Catalogue critique des peintures et pastels, Paris, 2003, vol. III, p. 1523, no. XII-130 (illustrated in color).