Arts Everyday Living: Intimate Spaces—Maternal Harmony, A Mother and Child

INTIMATE SPACES

MATERNAL HARMONY, A MOTHER AND CHILD

 

Edouard Vuillard, Mother and Child, 1890, oil on canvas, Private Collection

Edouard Vuillard, Mother and Child, 1890, oil on canvas, Private Collection

Conceive of a picture as a series of harmonies.

Edouard Vuillard, Private Journal, 1890

French artists Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940) and Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947) applied the warm colors as well as broken brush strokes of the Impressionists to create their own expressive interpretations of domestic life.

The above image is used solely for educational purposes and in the U.S. public domain.

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