10 September 2008
Maurice de Vlaminck (1876-1958)
signed 'Vlaminck' (lower left)
brush and India ink on paper laid down on board
18¼ x 23 in. (46.4 x 58.4 cm.)
Anon. sale, Sotheby's & Co., London, 24 April 1963, lot 117.
Bert D'Armand, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2007.
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Maïthé Vallès-Bled and Godelieve de Vlaminck will include this work in their forthcoming Maurice de Vlaminck catalogue critique currently being prepared under the sponsorship of the Wildenstein Institute.
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