21 June 2012
Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940)
stamped with the signature 'E. Vuillard' (Lugt 2497a; lower right)
oil on card laid down on board
9½ x 13 in. (24 x 33 cm.)
Painted circa 1900
The artist's studio.
Galerie Jean-Claude Bellier, Paris.
Anonymous sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 30 June 1977, lot 152.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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A. Salomon & G. Cogeval, Vuillard, The Inexhaustible Glance, Critical Catalogue of Paintings and Pastels, Paris, 2003, vol. II, no. VII-80 (illustrated p. 581).
Paris, Galerie Jean-Claude Bellier, Pour le plaisir, 1970, no. 126.
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