Arts Everyday Living: Inside a French Household–the Fine Art of Sweeping

 

INSIDE A FRENCH HOUSEHOLD

THE ART OF SWEEPING

 

 

Edouard Vuillard, Interior, 1894, oil on cardboard mounted on canvas, Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.

Edouard Vuillard, Interior, 1894, oil on cardboard mounted on canvas, Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.

A new broom sweeps clean, but an old one knows the corners.

Universal Proverb

Interior by French Post-Impressionist Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940) is my third blog this year featuring his work.  In this case, I’m inspired by Vuillard’s unique gift for immortalizing in color and composition the ordinary tasks of everyday living.

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

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