Dec 31, 2008

Children's Games

Album des Peintres-Graveurs

Children's Games


Edouard Vuillard

(French, 1868–1940)

Color lithograph

Image: 26.1 x 44.4 cm (10 1/4 x 17 1/2 in.); Sheet: 43 x 57.5 cm (16 15/16 x 22 5/8 in.)

Dudley P. Allen Fund 1951.488

Catalogue raisonné: Roger-Marx 29

State: III/III



This enigmatic image portrays a mother attending to her child who is sprawled on the ground in a public park. The monumental size of the pair compared with other visitors to the park is characteristic of the artist’s manipulation of scale and perspective.

See also
PR - Lithograph
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Credit line: 
Dudley P. Allen Fund

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