10 September 2008,
Price realised USD 6,875
USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940)
Madame Vuillard aux Myosotis
stamped with initials 'E.V.' (Lugt 909c; lower right)
pencil on paper
4¾ x 7¾ in. (12.1 x 19.7 cm.)
Drawn circa 1901
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Estate of the artist.
Galerie Renou & Poyet, Paris.
Anon. sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 24 January 1963, lot 3.
Bert D'Armand, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2007.
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