Deux Ouvrières dans l'Atelier de Couture (Two Seamstresses in the Workroom) by Edouard Vuillard

This work shows two young women who worked in the artist's mother's business.

Details

Medium:
Oil on card
Dimensions:
14 x 20 cm
Art Fund grant:
£50,000 ( Total: £172,000)
Acquired in:
1991
Vendor:
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.

Provenance

Charles Mackie, 1893; Stanley Cursiter, 1920; Margaret Cursiter Hunter, 1976. William Hardie Ltd.

Venue details

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art 73/75 Belford Road, EDINBURGH Edinburgh EH4 3DR 0131 624 6200 www.nationalgalleries.org

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