26 September 2002
Maurice de Vlaminck (1876-1958)
L'arbe au bord de l'eau
signed 'Vlaminck' (lower right)
watercolor and gouache on paper
17¾ x 21½ in. (45 x 55.2 cm.)
André Weil, Paris.
James Vigeveno Galleries, Ojai, California.
Anon. sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 15 May 1963, lot 53.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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Paris, Galerie Charpentier, L'oeuvre de Vlaminck du Fauvisme à nos Jours, 1956, p. 23, no. 175.
Maithe Valles-Bled and Godelieve de Vlaminck will include this painting in the forthcoming Vlaminck catalogue raisonné being prepared under the sponsorship of the Wildenstein Institute.
The Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale totals £128,081,750, with works by Picasso and a record-breaking Franz Marc painting also achieving top prices
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