Wednesday, 20 November 2019

1233) Édouard Vuillard

Jean-Édouard Vuillard (1868 – 1940). French painter, decorative artist and printmaker. From 1891 through 1900 he was a prominent member of the Nabis, making paintings which assembled areas of pure color, and interior scenes, influenced by Japanese prints, where the subjects were blended into colors and patterns. He also was a decorative artist, painting theater sets, panels for interior decoration, and designing plates and stained glass. After 1900, when the Nabis broke up, he adopted a more realistic style, painting landscapes and interiors with lavish detail and vivid colors. In the 1920s and 1930s he painted portraits of prominent figures in French industry and the arts in their familiar settings.
One of his models was Misia Sert.

- "Vuillard, who had red hair and a long beard..."…/edouard-vuillards-greatest-a…/

- "... he received the nickname of ‘le nabi Zouave’ on account of his distinctive red hair and long beard..."…/stori…/douard-vuillard-nabi-and-intimist

- "Vuillard, with his high forehead and reddish hair and beard, looks determined and introspective."…/SB10001424052702303448404577408681620…

Self-portrait with sister
Portrait by Félix Vallotton

Autoportrait à la canne et au canotier

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