13 May 1999
Maurice de Vlaminck (1876-1958)
Vlaminck, M. de
Le remorqueur, Rouen
signed 'Vlaminck' (lower left)
oil on canvas
21 x 25 in. (54.5 x 65.5 cm.)
Painted in 1912
Galerie de la Prsidence, Paris.
Anon. sale, Christie's, New York, 15 November 1990, lot 237.
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M. Genevoix, Vlaminck, Paris, 1954, p. 56 (illustrated).
Paris, Galerie Charpentier, L'oeuvre de Vlaminck du Fauvisme nos jours, March 1956, no. 55.
The Wildenstein Institute will include this painting in their forthcoming Vlaminck catalogue raisonn.
The designer and decorator shows us around his Santa Monica HQ, and enthuses over the forthcoming Rooms as Portraits auctions in London and New York
Chinese Works of Art specialist Olivia Hamilton reckons this pair of superb sculptures — around 1,300 years old — are ‘the finest I've seen come up for sale‘