Lot 12
  • 12

Louis Valtat

Estimate
15,000 - 20,000 USD
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Description

  • Louis Valtat
  • Les bl├ęs en Normandie
  • Signed with the initials L.V (lower right); indistinctly inscribed ** Valtat / L.V. (on the reverse)
  • Oil on canvas
  • 13 7/8 by 18 1/8 in.
  • 35.2 by 46 cm
  • Painted circa 1917.

Condition

Oil on unlined canvas. The top half of the work has been painted with a scumbled method, resulting in some areas where the picture canvas is visible. Under UV light the canvas in the upper third does fluoresce, but there are no inpaints apparent.
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