• Impressionist/Modern Day Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 7833

    Impressionist/Modern Day Sale

    3 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 451

    Suzanne Valadon (1865-1938)

    Nature morte aux fleurs

    Price Realised  

    Suzanne Valadon (1865-1938)
    Nature morte aux fleurs
    signed and dated 'Suzanne Valadon 1920' (upper right)
    oil on canvas
    25 5/8 x 21½ in. (65.1 x 54.5 cm.)
    Painted in 1920


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    Provenance

    Lucie Valore Utrillo (the artist's daughter-in-law), Le Vesinet, until at least 1958.
    Galerie Paul Pétridès, Paris (no. 1590-4).
    Anonymous sale, Galerie Motte, Geneva, 10 November 1967, lot 40bis.
    Acquired at the above sale by the father of the present owner, and thence by descent.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION


    Literature

    P. Pétridès, L'oeuvre complet de Suzanne Valadon, Paris, 1971, no. P192 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    New York, Hammer Galleries, The personal collection of Mme. Maurice Utrillo from the Utrillo home, "La Bonne Lucie", Le Vesinet, France, May - June 1958, no. 39 (illustrated p. 45).