5 May 2005
Property from the Maspro Art Museum, Japan
Maurice de Vlaminck (1876-1958)
Orage dans la forêt
signed 'Vlaminck' (lower right)
oil on canvas
23¾ x 28¾ in. (60.3 x 73 cm.)
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, London, 27 March 1980, lot 370.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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Maithé Vallès-Bled and Godelieve de Vlaminck will include this painting in their forthcoming Maurice de Vlaminck catalogue raisonné currently 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
Alastair Smart profiles the life and work of the Pre-Raphaelite artist described by Burne-Jones as ‘the best of us all’ — illustrated with works offered in July