4 November 2004
Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940)
Le Grand Salon
stamped with signature 'E Vuillard' (Lugt 2497b; lower left)
charcoal on paper laid down on stretched paper
13 1/8 x 16¾ in. (33.3 x 42.5 cm.)
Drawn in 1902
Estate of the artist.
Sam Salz, Inc., New York.
Mr. and Mrs. Nathan L. Halpern, New York (acquired from the above).
By descent from the above to the present owners.
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Note: Antoine Salomon has confirmed the authenticity of this drawing.
Property from the Collection of Nathan L. Halpern
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