5 November 2003
Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940)
La salle Clarac au Louvre, étude I
stamped with signature 'E Vuillard' (Lugt 2497a; lower right)
peinture à la colle and charcoal on paper laid down on canvas
38½ x 44½ in. (98 x 113 cm.)
Painted in 1922
Estate of the artist.
Ernest Brown & Phillips (The Leicester Galleries), London.
Mathilda and Emanuel M. Terner, New Jersey (acquired from the above, 1958).
By descent from the above to the present owners.
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A. Salomon and G. Cogeval, Vuillard, Le regard innombrable, Catalogue critique des peintures et pastels, Paris, 2003, vol. III, p. 1383, no. XI-174 (illustrated in color).
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