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Maurice de Vlaminck

Le Pont de Chatou

Property from the Collection of Ber van der Molen

Maurice de Vlaminck

Maurice de Vlaminck

Le Pont de Chatou

Le Pont de Chatou

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Property from the Collection of Ber van der Molen

Maurice de Vlaminck

1876 - 1958

Le Pont de Chatou


signed Vlaminck (lower left)

oil on canvas

55.1 by 46.1cm., 21¾ by 18⅛in.

Framed: 82.3 by 73.2cm., 32⅜ by 28¾in.

Painted circa 1909.

The canvas is not lined and the edges are taped. Inspection under UV light reveals some scattered dots and fine lines of retouching to the composition in places. There are some fine lines of craquelure and paint shrinkage. There are a few pinprick size losses to the pigment in places. There are some slight undulations in places. There is some light surface dirt and minor surface accretions. 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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Gilbert & Paul Petrides Gallery, 1989

Sale: Christie's, London, 21st June 2006, lot 361

Purchased at the above sale by the present owner