Portrait d'Elvira Popesco
Property from the Collection of Sandra Moss
Édouard Vuillard

Portrait d'Elvira Popesco

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Portrait d'Elvira Popesco
Portrait d'Elvira Popesco
Portrait d'Elvira Popesco
Portrait d'Elvira Popesco
Portrait d'Elvira Popesco
Portrait d'Elvira Popesco
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Édouard Vuillard

Portrait d'Elvira Popesco

Estimate:

40,000 - 60,000 USD

Property from the Collection of Sandra Moss

Édouard Vuillard

Édouard Vuillard

Portrait d'Elvira Popesco

Portrait d'Elvira Popesco

Estimate:

40,000 - 60,000 USD

Lot sold:

69,300

USD

Description

Property from the Collection of Sandra Moss

Édouard Vuillard

1868 - 1940

Portrait d'Elvira Popesco


Stamped E Vuillard (lower right)

Oil on canvas

39 1/2 by 32 in. (101 by 81.3 cm)

Framed: 49 1/2 by 42 5/8 in. (126 by 108 cm)

Painted in 1937-40.

Condition report

The work is in very good condition. The canvas is strip-lined. There is one area of extremely thin pigment shrinkage in the black pigments to the right of the sitter's proper left arm and another in the dark green pigments of the upholstery of the chair. Under UV light: no inpainting is apparent.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Provenance

Estate of the artist
Sam Salz, New York
Joseph Rosensaft, New York (acquired by 1958)
Acquired in 1976

Literature

Beaux-Arts, no. 278, April 29, 1938, illustrated p. 3
Beaux-Arts, no. 107, June 30, 1943, illustrated p. 3
Jacques Salomon, “Vuillard Paints a Portrait,” in Art News, 1961, illustrated p. 183
Stuart Preston, Édouard Vuillard, New York, 1971, fig. 72, illustrated p. 49
Antoine Salomon & Guy Cogeval, Vuillard, The Inexhaustible Glance, Critical Catalogue of Paintings and Pastels, vol. III, Paris, 2003, no. XII-146, illustrated in color p. 1535

Exhibited

Paris, Musée de l'Orangerie, Première exposition d’art français contemporain, 1940, no. 30
Paris, René Drouin, Le Portrait français, 1943, no. 95
Edinburgh, Royal Scottish Academy, Pierre Bonnard & Édouard Vuillard, 1948, no. 121
London, Wildenstein & Co., French Portraits of the Nineteenth Century, no. 17
Paris, Galerie Charpentier, Vuillard, 1948, n.n.
Basel, Kunsthalle Basel, Édouard Vuillard, 1949, no. 211, illustrated in the catalogue
Vevey, Switzerland, Musée Jenisch, De Monet à Chagall, Collection Rosensaft, 1958, no. 25, illustrated in the catalogue
New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Paintings from Private Collections, 1962, no. 105
New York, Wildenstein & Co., Inc., Vuillard, 1964, no. 60, illustrated in the catalogue