4 November 2004
Louis Valtat (1869-1952)
Vase de fleurs
signed 'L. Valtat' (lower right)
oil on canvas
28¾ x 21½ in. (73 x 54.6 cm.)
Daniel Malingue, Paris.
Anon. sale, Christie's, New York, 16 November 1988, lot 330.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owners.
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Louis-André Valtat will include this painting in his forthcoming supplement to the Valtat catalogue raisonné being prepared under the sponsorship of the Wildenstein Institute.
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