5 May 2004
Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940)
Maison bretonne, Saint-Jacut
stamped with signature 'E. Vuillard' (Lugt 2497a; lower right)
peintre à la colle and pastel on board laid down on canvas
19 5/8 x 25½ in. (49.9 x 64.8 cm.)
Painted in 1909
Estate of the artist.
Wildenstein & Co., Paris (by 1949).
Marquis de Biron.
Gérard de Lauriol, Geneva.
Jan Eric von Lowenadler, New York; sale, Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., New York, 9 November 1979, lot 918 (titled La maison sur la falaise; dated circa 1900-1905).
Engel Gallery, New York (acquired at the above sale).
The Uptown Gallery, Inc., New York.
Ann Scovell Gordon, Djursholm, Sweden; Estate sale, Sotheby's, New York, 25 February 1992, lot 11 (titled Petite-maison à Saint-Jacut).
Galerie Berès, Paris.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1995.
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A. Salomon and G. Cogeval, Vuillard, Le regard innombrable, Catalogue critique des peintures et pastels, Paris, 2003, vol. II, p. 977, no. VIII-328 (illustrated in color).
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