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Woman in a Striped Dress  1895

by Édouard Vuillard

Vuillard belonged to a quasi-mystical group of young artists that arose in about 1890 and called themselves the Nabi, a Hebrew word for prophet. The Nabi rejected impressionism and considered simple transcription of the appearance of the natural world unthinking and unartistic. Inspired by Gauguin's work and symbolist poetry, their paintings evoke rather than specify, sugg...
65.7 x 58.7 cm (25 7/8 x 23 1/8 in.)
Oil on canvas
Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington