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La liseuse au coussin: PD.11-1966

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La liseuse au coussin
Translated as: Seated woman, reading


Vuillard, Edouard (Painter)


History note: ? Colls. James Crawford and Charles Crawford, Scotland; bought from Alex. Reid & Lefèvre Ltd., London, 1946

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1966) by Sykes, Stanley William


Production date: circa AD/CE 1905 : Date from notes by Captain Sykes.

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People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support: composed of canvas Canvas: Height 32.5 cm Width 27.3 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: E Vuillard
  • Location: Lower left
  • Signature
  • Text: Alex. Reid, 117 and 121 West George Street, Glasgow
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: Printed label
  • Label
  • Text: 21724 / Vuillard / La liseuse au coussin / POOO (this label is the same in character as that on PD.8-1966 by Matisse)
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: MS label
  • Label
  • Text: 99 / 45
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: MS label
  • Label
  • Text: Lefevre Gallery, London 'La liseuse au coussin' / Oil Painting / by / Edouard Vuillard
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.11-1966
Primary reference Number: 3000
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Monday 29 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Painting" Web page available at: Accessed: 2021-11-29 08:54:28

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