10 May 2001,
Price realised USD 89,300
USD 30,000 - USD 40,000
Louis Valtat (1869-1952)
Le café Maure, Alger
signed 'L. Valtat' (lower right)
oil on canvas
25½ x 32¼ in. (64.9 x 81.8 cm.)
Painted in 1906
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Louis-André Valtat will include this painting in his forthcoming Valtat catalogue raisonné being prepared under the sponsorship of the Wildenstein Institute.
Galerie Beyeler, Basel.
Lock Gallery, New York.
Acquired from the above by the late owner, May 1963.
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF EDITH K. EHRMAN
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