Mother and Sister of the Artist1893 by Edouard Vuillard

Bizarre as it might sound to our modern ears, women during this time actually did try to match their clothing to their home décor at times. In Rose-Marie and Ranier Hagen’s analysis of Vuillard in the book Masterpieces in Detail the authors point out that there was a women’s journal in 1909 that recommended housewives use matching fabric for their curtains and their dresses. It is.. http://www.rachelvanwylen.com/blog/2016/2/11/domestic-dalliances-the-hidden-women-in-edouard-vuillards-paintings
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Media: oil on canvas