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Louis Valtat

Vase de porcelaine, lilas

Louis Valtat

Louis Valtat

Vase de porcelaine, lilas

Vase de porcelaine, lilas

Louis Valtat

1869 - 1952

Vase de porcelaine, lilas


signed L. Valtat (lower right)

oil on canvas

55.4 by 33.2cm., 21¾ by 13⅛in.

Framed: 76.5 by 54cm., 30⅛21¼in.

Painted in 1939.

The canvas is not lined, the edges are taped and inspection under UV light does not reveal any sign of retouching. There is a pin-sized hole to the canvas in the lower left quadrant. There are some tiny pigment losses in places and some fine lines of craquelure. There is some thinning to the canvas weave to the extreme left edge and there is some light surface dirt. This work is in overall very 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. 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.

Sale: Tajan, Paris, 4th June 2009, lot 32
Purchased at the above sale by the present owner
Jean Valtat, Louis Valtat, catalogue de l'oeuvre peint, 1869-1952, Paris, 1977, vol. I, no. 2620, illustrated p. 292