Landscapes and Interiors: The Cook

Landscapes and Interiors: The Cook

1899

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Edouard Vuillard

(French, 1868-1940)

Lithograph

Gift of the Hanna Fund 1951.65.12

Catalogue raisonné: Roger-Marx 42

State: II/II

Description

In 1899, Vuillard produced a portfolio of color lithographs, Landscapes and Interiors, of which The Cook is an example. Vuillard, like Cassatt and their contemporaries, was also influenced by the flat, colorful patterns found in Japanese ukiyo-e prints. Here, the figure of the cook is one element in the composition's decorative pattern: the shape of her head is repeated in the pots on the stove, and her blue patterned blouse is echoed in the blue and white tiles by the sink.

See also
Collection: 
PR - Lithograph
Department: 
Prints
Type of artwork: 
Print
Medium: 
Lithograph

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