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    Sale 5226

    Impressionist & Modern Art

    28 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 8

    Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940)

    Nature morte

    Price Realised  

    Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940)
    Nature morte
    stamped with initials 'E.V.' (lower right)
    paper on pencil
    7 x 4½in. (17.8 x 11.5cm.)
    and another drawing - 'Femme cousant' by the same artist
    Both executed between 1926 and 1930 (2)


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    The lead lot represents a bouquet of flowers in Vuillard's room at the Château des Clayes, the Hessels' country home near Versailles, where he spent a great deal of time. Jos Hessel was Vuillard's art dealer and good friend for nearly 40 years.
    The authenticity of these works has kindly been confirmed by Mr Antoine Salomon.

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