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    Sale 1995

    Impressionist And Modern Art Day Sale

    7 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 310

    Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940)

    Scène de théâtre (L'Enfant prodigue?)

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    Estimate

    Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940)
    Scène de théâtre (L'Enfant prodigue?)
    stamped with signature 'E Vuillard' (Lugt 2497a; lower left)
    oil on canvas
    17¼ x 21 in. (43.8 x 53.3 cm.)
    Painted circa 1890-1891


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    Provenance

    Estate of the artist.
    Sam Salz, Inc., New York.
    Melanie Kahane, New York.
    By descent from the above to the family of the present owner.


    Literature

    A. Salomon and G. Cogeval, Vuillard, Le Regard innombrable, Catalogue critique des peintures et pastels, Paris, 2003, vol. I, pp. 188-189, no. III-34 (illustrated in color, p. 188; with incorrect dimensions).