4 November 2004
Louis Valtat (1869-1952)
Vase de fleurs
1tamped with initials 'L.V' (Lugt 1771; lower left)
oil on burlap
21¾ x 14 7/8 in. (55.3 x 37.8 cm.)
Estate of the artist.
Nevo Galleries, New York.
Dr. Leshner, New York (acquired from the above).
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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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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