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.


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.

Venue details

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

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