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Louis Valtat (French, 1869-1952) Boules de neige et pavot

Auction:
2977B
Lot:
396
Sold for:
$39,360$32,000

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2977B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 27, 2017 4:00PM

Description:

Louis Valtat (French, 1869-1952)

Boules de neige et pavot
Signed "L. Valtat" l.l., identified in a brochure from Wally F Galleries, Inc., New York, and on a photo-certificate from Galerie Marcel Bernheim, Paris (see below).
Oil on canvas, 18 x 14 3/4 in. (46.0 x 37.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Minor craquelure in areas of heaviest impasto.

Provenance: The estate of Walter F. Goodman.

Literature: Jean Valtat, Louis Valtat: catalogue de l'oeuvre peint 1869-1952 (Neuchâtel: Ed. Ides et Calendes, 1977), p. 300 (ill.), as no. 2693.

N.B. The lot is accompanied by a brochure about Valtat from Wally F Galleries, Inc., New York, the final page of which is a guarantee of authenticity for this work signed by Walstein C. Findlay, Jr., dated January, 1966, and by a photo-certificate signed by Yves Hémin, Galerie Marcel Bernheim, Paris, dated November 10, 1965.
The Estate of Walter F. Goodman.
Estimate $15,000-25,000

Numbered "20533" and "5827"on the stretcher, and with a partial label from "Arthur Le... et Cie., Paris, Transports Internationaux" on the stretcher.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Wally F Galleries Inc., Walstein C. Findlay , Jr., Walter F. Goodman, Jean Valtat, Marcel Bernheim, Paris, Bernheim, Fauvism, French people, Louis Valtat

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