Vuillard the realist - background and artistic debut; Vuillard and the Nabis; independent status and critical success; Vulliard and the theatre; city and country - decorative projects and war work; Vuillard and the portrait - the inter-war years; notes.
Belinda Thomson is an independent scholar and Honorary Fellow in the History of Art at the University of Edinburgh. She is the author of The Post-Impressionists, also published by Phaidon.
'Belinda Thomson's excellent and skilled biography is the finest analysis of Vuillard's life we have ... This sympathetic, vivid and detailed account is exemplary.' (Marina Vaizey, author and critic)