Suzanne Valadon (1865-1938)
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Suzanne Valadon (1865-1938)

Vase de fleurs sur une table

Suzanne Valadon (1865-1938)
Vase de fleurs sur une table
signed and dated 'Suzanne Valadon 1920' (upper right)
oil on canvas
25 5/8 x 21 3/8 in. (65 x 54.4 cm.)
Painted in 1920
Lucie Valore Utrillo (the artist's daugther-in-law), Le Vésinet, by 1958.
Galerie Paul Pétridès, Paris (no. 1590-4).
Anonymous sale, Galerie Motte, Geneva, 10 November 1967, lot 40bis.
Private collection, Europe, acquired at the above sale, thence by descent; sale, Christie's, London, 3 February 2010, lot 451.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
P. Pétridès, L'oeuvre complet de Suzanne Valadon, Paris, 1971, no. P192 (illustrated).
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).
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Lot Essay

Suzanne Valadon was the first female artist ever to be admitted into the prestigious Societe National des Beaux-Arts and re-invented the still life with vibrant, emotionally charged compositions and colours, as well as the characteristic dark lines that often frame the subject of her works and visible in the present work, painted in 1920.

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