4 February 2003
Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940)
Portrait de Madame Marie des Jardins-Fontaine
stamped with the signature 'E Vuillard' (Lugt 2497a; lower right)
peinture à la colle on board
24 3/8 x 19 5/8 in. (61.7 x 49.8 cm.)
Painted circa 1901
The Leicester Galleries, London (no. 5474).
Anon. sale, Christie's London, 29 June 1976, lot 248.
Acquired at the above sale by the late owner.
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Antoine Salomon and Guy Cogeval will include this painting in their forthcoming Vuillard catalogue raisonné being prepared under the sponsorship of the Wildenstein Institute.
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