Object Image

The Hearth

Vuillard combines potent signifiers of homelife-the hearth and kitchen tools-that pay homage to the daily chores and comforts of the domestic world he shared with his mother. The strange perspective in which the chair looms above the viewer suggests a childlike viewpoint.

Credit: Gift of the Hanna Fund...

1899
Color lithograph
45.0 x 36.0cm
1951.65.9
Image and text: The Cleveland Museum of Art, 2023

Where you'll find this

The Cleveland Museum of Art
Permanent collection