7 May 2008
Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940)
Antoinette David-Weill à Mareil-le-Guyon
stamped with signature 'E Vuillard' (Lugt 2497b; lower right)
pastel on paper laid down on canvas
22 3/8 x 15 3/8 in. (56.8 x 39.1 cm.)
Drawn in 1928-1930
Estate of the artist.
Waterhouse & Dodd, London.
Private collection, Winnipeg (acquired from the above, 2006).
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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South African National Gallery, Masterworks on Paper, 1984.
The present lot is a study for the portrait Antoinette David-Weill et son neveu Maurice Lambiotte à Mareil-le-Guyon, commissioned by David David-Weill in 1928-1930.
Antoine Salomon has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
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