May 1, 2006

The Dressmaker

Album de la Revue Blanche

The Dressmaker


Edouard Vuillard

(French, 1868–1940)

Color lithograph

Sheet: 32.5 x 25 cm (12 13/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Mr. and Mrs. Lewis B. Williams Collection 1941.538

Catalogue raisonné: Roger-Marx 13

State: IV/IV



In this lithograph of his sister, Marie, at work, Vuillard contrasts the various textures of the textiles. Light seems to dissolve the gauzy curtains and Marie’s ruffled bodice, while the bolts of fabric to her right are solid and flattened.

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PR - Lithograph
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