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Lucy HESSEL en visite chez les ROUSSEL à Cricqueboeuf, 1901

Oil on cardboard
11 4/5 × 20 9/10 in
30 × 53 cm
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A certificate from Mr A. SALOMON from the 31 mars 1998 will be provided to the buyer

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Édouard Vuillard
French, 1868–1940
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In the course of his long career, Édouard Vuillard produced hundreds of paintings depicting life in Paris through impressions of people in landscapes or interiors. He considered French society the primary subject in his works, rather than the individuals, and famously said: “I don’t do portraits. I paint people in their surroundings.” Vuillard, who was involved in experimental theater, was well known for producing large-scale works and murals. Some of his most famous works were made early in his career during his involvement with Les Nabis (named after the Hebrew and Arabic term for “prophets”), an avant-garde group deeply influenced by the work of Paul Gauguin. His peers in the group included Pierre Bonnard and Maurice Denis. Vuillard’s own style was distinctive for its use of simplified forms, planes of color, and decorative or ornamental elements.

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Digard Auction

A certificate from Mr A. SALOMON from the 31 mars 1998 will be provided to the buyer

A certificate from Mr A. SALOMON from the 31 mars 1998 will be provided to the buyer

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Signed lower right « E.Vuillard »
Édouard Vuillard
French, 1868–1940
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In the course of his long career, Édouard Vuillard produced hundreds of paintings depicting life in Paris through impressions of people in landscapes or interiors. He considered French society the primary subject in his works, rather than the individuals, and famously said: “I don’t do portraits. I paint people in their surroundings.” Vuillard, who was involved in experimental theater, was well known for producing large-scale works and murals. Some of his most famous works were made early in his career during his involvement with Les Nabis (named after the Hebrew and Arabic term for “prophets”), an avant-garde group deeply influenced by the work of Paul Gauguin. His peers in the group included Pierre Bonnard and Maurice Denis. Vuillard’s own style was distinctive for its use of simplified forms, planes of color, and decorative or ornamental elements.

Lucy HESSEL en visite chez les ROUSSEL à Cricqueboeuf, 1901

Oil on cardboard
11 4/5 × 20 9/10 in
30 × 53 cm
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