Nov 15, 2007

The Cook

Landscapes and Interiors

The Cook


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Edouard Vuillard

(French, 1868–1940)


Auguste Clot

(French, 1858–1936)


Ambroise Vollard

(French, 1867–1939)

Color lithograph

Sheet: 40.7 x 30 cm (16 x 11 13/16 in.)

Gift of the Hanna Fund 1951.65.12

Catalogue raisonné: Roger-Marx 42

State: II/II


Did you know?

Despite living in close quarters, Vuillard’s mother was known to warmly host and cook for her son’s Nabi friends.


The artist’s mother was known for her hospitality toward her son’s Nabi friends, who occasionally dined in the Vuillards’ apartment. Madame Vuillard reigned in the kitchen, but here,the artist depicts her as diminutive and frozen, part of the still life of objects and patterns of the room.

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