7 May 2008
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
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.
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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).
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