The Art and Where to Find It

Madame Wormser and her Children

Artist: Edouard Vuillard

Year: 1927

Location: Phones 4 You, Effingham Street. The original is in the collection of The National Gallery, London.

A painting of the wife of French banker and Romantic composer, Andr Wormser, and their children in the drawing room of the family's Paris home. The son, Olivier, who stands at the back, later served as an officer in the French Free Forces during the Second World War, and presented this painting to the National Gallery in thanks to the British Nation. Eagle-eyed experts will notice works by Manet, Monet, Renoir, Roussel and Degas displayed within the painting. Edouard Vuillard, Madame Andre Wormser and her Children Copyright The National Gallery, London.