Vuillard, Edouard - Lucy Hessel Reading Art Print

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SKU: 121 famous artists

An archival premium Quality art Print of Lucy Hessel Reading by Edouard Vuillard for sale by Brandywine General Store. The artist finished this oil on canvas in 1913 with the original size being 39 by 33 inches in size and now located at the Jewish Museum in New York. Lucy is attired in a deep blue velvet robe while studying books in her bedroom. This is most likely the Hessel's country house in Normandy, France where Vuillard was a frequent guest. This portrait reveals the closeness of the artist and Lucy Hessel as it is painted in her private domain. Mrs Hessel was a married woman but she and the artist were lovers. but he remained friends with the husband also. The painting is done in a soft glowing style using one of his favorite devices, the mirror that reflects an open window and the garden beyond. Famous artists print #121

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