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Femme Assise: Tasse de Café: PD.1-1994

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Current Location: Gallery 1


Femme Assise: Tasse de Café
Translated as: The artist's sister with a cup of coffee


Painter: Vuillard, Edouard




History note: With Bernheim, Jeune & Fils, Paris, 1903; with Wildenstein, 1946; D.W. Tooth (by 1949) from whose estate, allocated

Legal notes

Accepted in lieu of Inheritance Tax from the estate of Dudley Tooth and allocated to the Fitzwilliam Museum, 1994

Measurements and weight

Height: 35.5 cm
Width: 29.1 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Allocated (1994) by H.M. Government


Production date: AD 1893

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of card
Frame Depth 8 cm Height 52.4 cm Width 45.5 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting : Distemper on card

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: EV
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Initials
  • Text: 93
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Bernheim, Jeune & Fils / 36 Ave de l' Opéra / et 8 Rue Lafitte Paris / 1903 / '; written in brown ink on the label the stock number: 13182 / Vuillard /Figure Assise / SADD
  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Label
  • Text: Anthology / Loan exhibition of French Pictures from Private Collections / June 1949. No. 13 / Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd / D.W. Tooth
  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Label
  • Text: 1659
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Number
  • Text: 13182
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Red ink
  • Type: Number
  • Text: 13182
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Blue chalk
  • Type: Number
  • Text: o4
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Stamp
  • Text: No. 1659 / "Femme Assise" / by / E. VUILLARD / Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd'
  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Label
  • Text: 'E. Vuillard / 22 April -17 May 1969 / Loan Exhibition in aid of Dorton House School for Blind Children, Sevenoaks / Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd / 31 Benton St. W.1'
  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Label
  • Text: [Fab]rique de Cadres et Encadre[ment] / 15 Rue du Delta / Passe Partout / C.H. Hério [t]
  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Label
  • Text: London, National Gallery / M.273 / Vuillard / Femme Assise, Tasse de Café / c/o Museums & Galleries Commission
  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.1-1994
Primary reference Number: 3001
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 1 February 2024 Last processed: Thursday 1 February 2024

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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