• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 7737

    Impressionist/Modern Day Sale (immediately following Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper)

    24 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 240

    Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940)

    La femme au bas noirs

    Price Realised  

    Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940)
    La femme au bas noirs
    stamped with the signature 'E Vuillard' (Lugt 2497a; lower right)
    oil on canvas
    16 7/8 x 13 7/8 in. (42.8 x 35.3 cm.)
    Painted circa 1903


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Contact the department

    Special Notice

    VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium


    Provenance

    The artist's studio.
    Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 1 July 1998, lot 114.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Literature

    A. Salomon & G. Cogeval, Vuillard, Catalogue critique des peintures et pastels, vol. II, Paris, 2003, no. VII-238 (illustrated p. 660).


    Exhibited

    Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Europa 1907, July - September 1957, no. 120 (illustrated).
    Paris, Galerie Charpentier, Cent tableaux de collections privées de Bonnard à de Staël, April - May 1960, no. 112.
    Rome, Studio A, Bonnard, Vuillard, Roussel, 1964, n.n.
    Nice, Palais de la Méditerranée, Le sculpteur Marcel Gimond entouré de peintres, ses amis, July - September 1965, no. 151 (illustrated).
    Nice, Musée des Ponchettes, Comprendre la peinture du XXe siècle, July - August 1966, n.n. (illustrated).