Nov 15, 2007

The Hearth

Landscapes and Interiors

The Hearth


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Edouard Vuillard

(French, 1868-1940)


Auguste Clot

(French, 1858-1936)


Ambroise Vollard

(French, 1867-1939)

Color lithograph

Sheet: 45 x 36 cm (17 11/16 x 14 3/16 in.)

Gift of the Hanna Fund 1951.65.9

Catalogue raisonné: Roger-Marx 39

State: II/II



Vuillard combines potent signifiers of homelife—the hearth and kitchen tools—that pay homage to the daily chores and comforts of the domestic world he shared with his mother. The strange perspective in which the chair looms above the viewer suggests a childlike viewpoint.

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PR - Lithograph
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