3 February 2004
Louis Valtat (1869-1952)
signed 'L.Valtat' (lower right)
oil on canvas
32¼ x 39¾ in. (81.9 x 101 cm.)
Anonymous sale, Christie's, New York, 9 May 2000, lot 192.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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Paris, Galerie Charpentier, Marines, 1944.
Louis-André Valtat will include this painting in his forthcoming Valtat catalogue raisonné.
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