Saone-et-Loire, 11 Nov 1868; d La Baule, nr Saint-Nazaire, 21 June 1940.
painter, draughtsman and printmaker.He was brought up in Paris in modest circumstances,
and his home life was closely involved with his mothers and elder sisters
dressmaking work. He attended the Lycée Condorcet where his contemporaries included the
musician Pierre Hermant and the writer Pierre Véber, as well as Maurice Denis. His
closest friend was Ker-Xavier Roussel, and, on leaving school in 1885, Roussel encouraged
Vuillard to join him at the studio of the painter Diogene Maillart (18401926),
where they received the rudiments of artistic training. Vuillard began to frequent the
Louvre and soon determined on an artistic career, breaking the family tradition of a
career in the army.
Women Drinking Coffee 1893
Woman in an Interior
1893 Hermitage Museum,
Yellow Curtain 1893
Ladies with Fancy Hats 1893
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