• Impressionist/Modern Day Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 7833

    Impressionist/Modern Day Sale

    3 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 442

    Maurice de Vlaminck (1876-1958)

    Nature morte à la pastèque

    Price Realised  


    Maurice de Vlaminck (1876-1958)
    Nature morte à la pastèque
    signed 'Vlaminck' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    23¾ x 28¾ in. (60.2 x 73 cm.)

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    Maïthé Vallès-Bled and Godeliève de Vlaminck will include this painting in their forthcoming Vlaminck catalogue critique being prepared under the sponsorship of the Wildenstein Institute.

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    Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paris (no. 22685).
    Anonymous sale, Palais Galliéra, Paris, 26 March 1968, lot 44.
    Acquired at the above sale by the father of the present owner, and thence by descent.

    Pre-Lot Text



    London, Royal Academy of Arts, French Paintings since 1900 from private collections in France, August - November 1969, no. 154.
    Chartres, Hommage de la Beauce à Maurice de Vlaminck, July - August 1972.