25 June 2008
THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN PRIVATE COLLECTOR
Maurice de Vlaminck (1876-1958)
Paysage au clocher au bord de l'eau
signed 'Vlaminck' (lower right)
oil on canvas
25½ x 31 7/8 in. (64.8 x 80.8 cm.)
Jonas Netter, Paris, and thence by descent to the present owner.
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Chiba, Musée Kawamura, Modigliani et son époque, Paris 1910-20, April - May 1997, no. 69 (illustrated p. 168); this exhibition later travelled to Osaka, Yamagata, Nigata, Miyazaki, Kitakyushu and Tokyo.
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Maithé Vallès-Bled and Godelieve de Vlaminck will include this painting in their forthcoming Vlaminck catalogue raisonné being prepared under the sponsorship of the Wildenstein Institute.
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