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Madame Hessel somnolant, ca. 1911

Glue-bound distemper on paper mounted on canvas
24 4/5 × 19 7/10 in
63 × 50 cm
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Geneva, Paris
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BAILLY GALLERY
Geneva, Paris
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A. Salomon, G. Cogeval, Catalogue Critique, Vol.II, Wildenstein Institute, Paris, 2003, n°IX-184 …

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A. Salomon, G. Cogeval, Catalogue Critique, Vol.II, Wildenstein Institute, Paris, 2003, n°IX-184 p.1127.

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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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A. Salomon, G. Cogeval, Catalogue Critique, Vol.II, Wildenstein Institute, Paris, 2003, n°IX-184 …

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A. Salomon, G. Cogeval, Catalogue Critique, Vol.II, Wildenstein Institute, Paris, 2003, n°IX-184 p.1127.

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Artist's stamp 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.

Madame Hessel somnolant, ca. 1911

Glue-bound distemper on paper mounted on canvas
24 4/5 × 19 7/10 in
63 × 50 cm
This is a unique work.
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location
Geneva, Paris
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