This work shows two young women who worked in the artist's mother's business.
Deux Ouvrières dans l'Atelier de Couture (Two Seamstresses in the Workroom) by Edouard Vuillard, 1893
© Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art
- Oil on card
- 14 x 20 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £50,000 ( Total: £172,000)
- Acquired in:
- William Hardie Ltd
They have temporarily stopped sewing to look at something, perhaps the pattern they are following. The features of both women are indistinct; Vuillard emphasises rather their utter absorption in their task.
Charles Mackie, 1893; Stanley Cursiter, 1920; Margaret Cursiter Hunter, 1976. William Hardie Ltd.