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    Sale 7600

    Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale

    25 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 410

    Georges Valmier (French, 1885-1937)

    La porte rose

    Price Realised  

    Georges Valmier (French, 1885-1937)
    La porte rose
    signed and dated 'G.VALMIER.27' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    44 7/8 x 57½ in. (114 x 146 cm.)
    Painted in 1927


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    Provenance

    Galerie l'Effort Moderne [Léonce Rosenberg], Paris (no. 14-N-996).
    Anonymous sale, Me Rheims, Paris, 23 December 1960, no. 1999.
    Jean Alvarez, Paris.
    Galerie Boulakia, Paris.
    Anonymous sale, Perrin, Royère, Lajeunesse, Versailles, 24 June 1990, lot 13.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE HOH COLLECTION


    Literature

    L. Rosenberg (ed.), Bulletin de l'Effort Moderne, no. 38, Paris, October 1927 (illustrated).
    M. Seuphor, L'Art Abstrait, vol. II, Paris, 1972, no. 95, p. 64.
    L'Amateur de l'Art, 8 March 1973 (illustrated).
    L. Marceillac, Ph.D. Diss., Georges Valmier, Paris, 1977, no. 91.
    D. Bazetoux, Georges Valmier, Catalogue raisonné, Paris, 1993, no. 672 (illustrated p. 187).


    Exhibited

    Possibly London, Royal Academy of Arts, French Paintings Since 1900, 1969, no. 144.
    Paris, Galerie Melki, Georges Valmier, 1973 (illustrated p. 24).
    Paris, Galerie Seroussi, Centenaire de Georges Valmier, November 1985 - January 1986, no. 27 (illustrated).
    Paris, Galerie Boulakia, Sélection One VI Tableaux Modernes, 1986 (illustrated p. 49).
    Altenburg, Lindenau-Museum, Internationale Sprachen der Kunst: Gemälde, Zeichnungen und Skulpturen der Klassischen Moderne aus der Sammlung Hoh, August - October 1998, no. 82 (illustrated p. 221); this exhibition later travelled to Osnabrück, Kulturgeschichtliches Museum Felix-Nussbaum-Haus, Dortmund, Museum am Ostwall and Nuremberg, Germanisches Nationalmuseum.