5 May 2005
Property from the Estate of Joseph H. and Gioconda King
Louis Valtat (1869-1952)
Champ de blé
signed 'L. Valtat' (lower right)
oil on canvas
21¼ x 25 5/8 in. (54 x 65.1 cm.)
Painted circa 1918
Ambroise Vollard, Paris.
Anon. sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 16 March 1959, lot 173.
Hammer Galleries, New York.
Acquired from the above by the late owners, 1972.
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Dr. J. Valtat, Louis Valtat, Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint, Paris, 1977, vol. I, p. 148, no. 1328 (illustrated; dated 1918).
Louis-André Valtat will include this painting in his catalogue raisonnée being prepared under the sponsorship of the Wildenstein Institute.
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