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The Artist's Mother Playing Checkers

A work made of pastel, with graphite, stumping and erasing on ivory wove paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of pastel, with graphite, stumping and erasing on ivory wove paper.

Date:

c. 1890–91

Artist:

Edouard Jean Vuillard
French, 1868-1940

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Édouard Jean Vuillard

Title

The Artist's Mother Playing Checkers

Place

France (Artist's nationality:)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

1885–1895

Medium

Pastel, with graphite, stumping and erasing on ivory wove paper

Inscriptions

Signed recto, lower right, in pen and black ink: "E Vuillard"; stamped lower right, in black ink: "EV"

Dimensions

Max: 37.5 × 30.5 cm (14 13/16 × 12 1/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary and Leigh Block

Reference Number

1956.35

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