7 May 2009
Louis Valtat (1869-1952)
Tulipes et muguet
signed with initials 'LV' (lower right)
oil on canvas
14 7/8 x 18 1/8 in. (37.8 x 46 cm.)
Painted circa 1912
Galerie Juarez, Inc., Los Angeles.
Anon. sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, 18 November 1964, lot 60.
Rose Bachmann, New York.
Anon. sale, Christie's, New York, 16 February 1989, lot 95.
Acquired by the family of the present owner, circa 1999.
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