MAURICE DE VLAMINCK | VILLAGE SUR SEINE
Property Sold To Benefit The Acquisition Fund Of The San Diego Museum Of Art
MAURICE DE VLAMINCK
1876 - 1958
VILLAGE SUR SEINE
Signed Vlaminck (lower right)
Oil on canvas
21¼ by 27⅝ in. (54 by 70.2 cm)
Framed: 30¾ by 37 in. (78.1 by 94 cm)
Painted in 1915.
This work will be included in the Archives Vlaminck founded by Madame Godelieve de Vlaminck, in collaboration with Madame Pascale Krausz.
The canvas is unlined. There is some thin stable hairline craquelure in the white and peach-colored pigments. There is minor frame abrasion in the four corners of the canvas. Under UV inspection, there are pindot strokes of inpainting in the white and blue pigments of the sky in the upper register. There is one nailhead-sized area of inpainting in the dark blue pigment between the house and the tree near the center of the left edge. There are pindot strokes of inpainting in the white pigments of the lower right quadrant. There are a few pindot strokes of inpainting in the dark orange pigments near the center of the composition, to the right of the red roof. The work is in good condition.
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.
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Galerie Kahnweiler, Paris
Earle Wilkin Grant, San Diego
A gift from the above