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    Sale 7600

    Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale

    25 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 604

    Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940)

    La plage violette

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940)
    La plage violette
    stamped with the signature 'E.Vuillard' (Lugt 2497a; lower left)
    oil on board laid down on cradled panel
    10 5/8 x 13¾ in. (27 x 35 cm.)
    Painted circa 1890


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    Provenance

    The artist's studio.
    Hallsborough, London.
    Mr & Mrs George T. Bowdoin, New York; her sale, Sotheby's, London, 24 April 1963, lot 71 (illustrated).
    The Hon. A.G. Samuel, London, by whom acquired at the above sale, and thence by descent.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF THE HON. A.G. SAMUEL


    Literature

    B. Dorival, 'Nabis, fauves, cubistes', in Les Peintres du vingtième siècle, vol. I, Paris, 1957, p. 21.
    F. Abbate, 'L'Ottocento in Europa. Le correnti di fine secolo', in Storia universale dell'arte, Milan, 1966 (illustrated fig. 13).
    R. Barilli, 'Il Gruppo dei Nabis', in L'Arte moderna, II, no. 13 (illustrated p. 104).
    A. Salomon & G. Cogeval, Vuillard, Catalogue critique des peintures et pastels, vol. I, Paris, 2003, no. II-53 (illustrated p. 105).


    Exhibited

    Paris, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Bonnard, Vuillard et les Nabis (1888-1903), June - October 1955, no. 184.
    Milan, Palazzo Reale, Edouard Vuillard, October - November 1959, no. 7 (illustrated; titled 'Il greto').