26 September 2002
Maurice de Vlaminck (1876-1958)
Moulin à vent, paysage orageux
signed 'Vlaminck' (lower right)
oil on canvas
21 3/8 x 25 5/8 in. (54.3 x 65.2 cm.)
Painted in 1938
James Vigeveno Galleries, Los Angeles.
Anon. sale, Christie's, London, 2 December 1986, lot 403.
Piccadilly Gallery, London (acquired at the above sale).
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, London, 4 April 1990, lot 416.
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