Artist: Edouard Vuillard
Artwork: La Cuisiniere A La Bougie
Size: 27.2 x 21.3 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1892
Marks: Stamped with signature 'E Vuillard' (Lugt 2497a; lower right)
Artwork details : Painted circa 1892
Provenance: Estate of the artist; Charles-Auguste Girard, Paris; Anon. sale, Maitres Bellier and Rheims, Galerie Charpentier, Paris, 30 May 1949, lot 37; Sam Salz, Inc., New York; Robert Dubois, La Varenne (circa 1978); Jean-Claude Bellier, Paris (1983); Alain Tarica, New York (1984); Aaron Fleischman, Washington, D.C. (by 1989); Acquired from the previous by the present owner, 1996.
Exhibition history: Paris, Galerie Charpentier, Vuillard, 1948, no. 8 (dated 1890 and titled La cuisine a la bougie; with inverted dimensions); Stockholm, Galerie d'art latin, Vuillard, fall 1948, no. 2 (dated 1891 and titled La cuisine a la bougie); Houston, The Museum of Fine Arts; Washington, D.C., The Phillips Collection and The Brooklyn Museum, The Intimate Interiors of Edouard Vuillard, November 1989-July 1990, p. 65 (illustrated in color, p. 64, fig. 43; dated 1893 and titled Kitchen by Candlelight).