27 June 2000
Louis Valtat (1869-1952)
Les maisons dans la vallée
signed and dated 'L. Valtat 1900' (lower right)
oil on canvas
23¾ x 317/8 in. (59.8 x 81.3 cm.)
Painted in 1900
Ambroise Vollard, Paris (no. 579-2153).
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J. Valtat, Louis Valtat, Catalogue de l'oeuvre peint, 1869-1952, vol. I, Paris, 1977, no. 273 (illustrated, p. 31).
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The correct title of this work is Le retour du troupeau.
Louis-André Valtat will include this painting in his forthcoming Valtat catalgoue raisonné.
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