LOUIS VALTAT | BOUQUET AU VASE DE FAÏENCE
40,000 - 60,000 USD
Property from a Private Collector
1869 - 1952
BOUQUET AU VASE DE FAÏENCE
Signed L. Valtat (lower left)
Oil on canvas
16¼ by 11½ in. (41.3 by 29.2 cm)
Framed: 23 by 18¼ in. (58.4 by 46.4 cm)
Painted circa 1920.
This work is recorded in the archives of “l’Association Les amis de Louis Valtat.”
The canvas is strip-lined. The impasto is well-preserved and the colors present nicely. The canvas is slightly dirty. There is some pigment shrinkage along the entirety of the left edge of the canvas. There is some frame abrasion to the extreme edges. Under UV light: There is inpainting along all four edges of the canvas, likely to address the aforementioned frame abrasion. This work is in overall good condition.
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Private Collection, Spain (acquired from the artist and sold: Tajan, Paris, March 8, 2016, lot 3)
Acquired at the above sale