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    Sale 1902

    Impressionist and Modern Works on Paper

    7 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 188

    Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940)

    La nappe à carreaux rouges

    Price Realised  

    Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940)
    La nappe à carreaux rouges
    signed 'E Vuillard' (lower right)
    pastel on paper laid down on board
    9¾ x 12¾ in. (24.8 x 32.4 cm.)
    Drawn in 1909


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    Provenance

    Galerie Bernheim-Jeune et Cie., Paris (acquired from the artist, October 1909).
    Henry Bernstein, Paris (acquired from the above, November 1909).
    Galerie Hopkins Custot, Paris (by 1997).
    Berry-Hill Galleries, New York.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, circa 2002.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED EUROPEAN COLLECTION


    Literature

    A. Salomon and G. Cogeval, Vuillard, Le regard innombrable, Catalogue critique des peintures et pastels, Paris, 2003, vol. II, p. 955, no. VIII-275 (illustrated in color).


    Exhibited

    Paris, Galerie Bernheim-Jeune et Cie., Vuillard, November 1909, no. 39.
    Albi, Musée Toulouse-Lautrec, Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940), July-September 1960, no. 96.