Lot 141
  • 141

LOUIS VALTAT | Tulipes et anemones

Estimate
20,000 - 30,000 USD
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Description

  • Louis Valtat
  • Tulipes et anemones
  • Signed L. Valtat (lower right)
  • Oil on canvas
  • 25 7/8 by 21 3/8 in.
  • 65.7 by 54.2 cm
  • Painted in 1920.

Provenance

Galerie Rienzo, New York
Acquired from the above on October 27, 1994

Condition

The canvas has been wax lined. There are some scattered lines of craquelure in the background in the upper left quadrant. There is some frame abrasion, most notably to the bottom and right edges. The impasto is well preserved, and the colors are bright. Under UV light, there are some minor strokes of inpainting along the top edge to address frame abrasion. The work is in good condition.
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Catalogue Note

The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by the late Louis-AndrĂ© Valtat.