5 May 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 50,000
Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000
Louis Valtat (1869-1952)
Anémones au pichet vert
signed 'L. Valtat' (lower left)
oil on canvas
9½ x 13 in. (24.1 x 33 cm.)
Painted circa 1940
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Les Amis de Louis Valtat will include this painting in their forthcoming Valtat catalogue raisonné.
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, New York, 5 November 2004, lot 409.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Property from a Private American Collection
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