Lot 27
  • 27

Louis Valtat

Estimate
10,000 - 15,000 USD
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Description

  • Louis Valtat
  • Vase aux marguerites jaunes
  • Signed with the initials L. V (lower right)
  • Oil on paper laid down on panel
  • 10 1/2 by 8 1/4 in.
  • 26.7 by 21 cm.
  • Painted in 1917.

Literature

Jean Valtat, Louis Valtat, Catalogue de l'oeuvre peint 1869-1952, vol. I, Neuch√Ętel, 1977, no. 1302, illustrated p. 145

Condition

Oil on paper laid down on panel. The sheet has been adhered to the panel; the edge of the sheet is visible near the bottom edge of the frame. The panel is stable. The colors are bright and there is a uneven varnish on the work. Under UV, the varnish fluoresces darkly and there is no apparent inpainting.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.