RENOWNED French postimpressionist painter Edouard Vuillard
depicted his mother Marie more than 500 times in paint and pastel during his career.
Included in the gift, as the museum would soon learn, were a total of seventy-three works: etchings by Eugene Delacroix, Edouard Manet, and Charles Meryon; a lithograph by Edvard Munch and another by Odilon Redon; a Felix Vallotton woodcut; ten exquisite Eugene Atget photographs; and drawings or sketches by Balthus, Glen Baxter, Pierre Bonnard, George Booth, Charles Burchfield, Edward Lear, James Thurber, Bill Traylor, and Edouard Vuillard
. In addition to these, there were drawings by anonymous commercial or self-trained artists of various eras and styles.
From the estate of the American Egyptologist William Kelly Simpson comes--among many other things this auction season--one of the finest paintings by the Nabi artist Edouard Vuillard
remaining in private hands (Fig.
A discussion of Edouard Vuillard
's painting Le Piano (1896) highlights the "sheer variety of pattern and color" while referencing a hazy black and white image, one of more than a dozen by Pierre Bonnard, Maurice Denis, Henri Matisse, Gustave Moreau, and others scattered throughout the book.
Among the founding members of the Nabi brotherhood were Edouard Vuillard
, Pierre Bonnard, and Paul Ranson.
The French painter Edouard Vuillard
(1868-1940) had a great and abiding admiration for painters of the past, most notably Rembrandt.
The Cardiff-based painter takes her influences from the British landscape painters of the mid 20th century, such as Peter Lanyon, Ben Nicholson, Graham Sutherland and Paul Nash, as well as international painters such as Georges Braque, Edouard Vuillard
and Paul Klee.
1 | Q Why do you think Edouard Vuillard
often incorporated design patterns in his paintings?
While Ringling's reputation justifiably rests on its Baroque and Renaissance paintings, the museum owns more than 4,000 works created after 1850, including pieces by Edouard Vuillard
, Alexander Calder, Robert Rauschenberg and Frank Stella.
We would also like to urge more attention to the Asian influence on Western culture, as reflected, for example, in the paintings of Edouard Vuillard
and the architecture of Greene & Greene and the poetry of J.H.