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    Sale 12071

    Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale

    13 May 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1378

    Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940)

    Les Amies ou Deux femmes sur un banc, le soir, dans un jardin public

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    Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940)
    Les Amies ou Deux femmes sur un banc, le soir, dans un jardin public
    signed and dated 'E Vuillard 95' (lower right)
    oil on board
    12 x 15 ¼ in. (30.5 x 39.5 cm.)
    Painted in 1895


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    Provenance

    A. Level, Paris (acquired from the artist, 1896); sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 3 March 1927, lot 127.
    Galerie Bernheim-Jeune et Cie., Paris.
    Galerie Georges Petit, Paris (January 1929).
    Sir Valentine Abdy, Paris.
    Georges Schick, Paris.
    Anon. sale, Galerie Motte, Geneva, 12 May 1962, lot 186.
    Schoneman Galleries, Inc., New York.
    Private collection, Switzerland.
    Matignon Fine Art, Paris.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, July 2001.


    Literature

    Gazette des Beaux-Arts, vol. 11, no. 854, March 1934, p. 175 (illustrated, fig. 10; titled Au jardin).
    G.L. Mauner, The Nabis, Their History and Their Art, 1888-1896, New York, 1978, pp. 245 and xi (illustrated, fig. 112).
    A. Salomon and G. Cogeval, Vuillard, Le regard innombrable, Catalogue critique des peintures et pastels, Paris, 2003, vol. I, p. 404, no. V-51 (illustrated).