5 November 2003
Louis Valtat (1869-1952)
signed 'L. Valtat' (lower right)
oil on canvas
51 5/8 x 64 in. (131.2 x 162.5 cm)
Painted circa 1906
Anon. sale, Palais Galliéra, Paris, 4 December 1971, lot 45 (titled Cinq baigneuses; dated 1905).
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, London, 29 June 1983, lot 32.
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, New York, 15 November 1984, lot 340A.
Galerie les Modernes, Paris.
Bernard Gauthier, Hong Kong (acquired from the above, 1989).
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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