7 November 2002
Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940)
Portrait de Jacques Laroche enfant
signed 'E Vuillard' (lower left)
pastel on paper laid down on board
16¾ x 14 5/8 in. (42.5 x 37.4 cm.)
Drawn in 1917
Henry-Jean Laroche, Pont-l'Evèque (commissioned from the artist, 1917).
Jacques Laroche, Paris (by descent from the above).
Mme Jacques Laroche, Paris.
By descent from the above to the present owners.
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The artist's diary, listed under no. 138.
Antoine Salomon and Guy Cogeval will include this pastel in their forthcoming Vuillard catalogue raisonné being prepared under the sponsorship of the Wildensten Institute.
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