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Edouard Vuillard


Edouard Vuillard Portrait
Name
Edouard Vuillard
Birth Year
1868
Death Year
1940
Country
France
Movement
Les Nabis

Edouard Vuillard Biography

Édouard Vuillard, the son of a retired captain, spent his youth at Cuiseaux (Saône-et-Loire); in 1878 his family moved to Paris. After his father's death, in 1884, Vuillard received a scholarchip to continue his education. In the Lycée Condorcet Vuillard met Ker Xavier Roussel (also a future painter and Vuillard's future brother in law), Maurice Denis and Lugné-Poë. On Roussel's advice he refused from the military career and entered the Ecole des Beaux-Arts. In the Ecole he met Pierre Bonnard.


Edouard Vuillard 41 Most Important Paintings and Artworks

Edouard Vuillard Bibliography

Gauguin and the Nabis: Prophets of Modernism by Arthur Ellridge. Terrail, 1995.

The Nabis: Bonnard, Vuillard and Their Circle by Claire Freches-Thory, Antoine Terrasse. Flammarion, 2003.

The Nabis and the Parisian Avant-Garde by Patricia Eckert Boyer (Editor), Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Elizabeth Prelinger. Rutgers University Press, 1988.

The Nabis and their period by Charles Chassé. Lund Humphries, 1969.