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Maurice de Vlaminck (French, 1876-1958) Village Street

Auction:
2896B
Lot:
310A
Sold for:
$13,530$11,000

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2896B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 13, 2016 4:00PM

Description:

Maurice de Vlaminck (French, 1876-1958)

Village Street
Signed "Vlaminck" l.l.
Watercolor and gouache on paper, 12 5/8 x 19 1/4 in. (32.0 x 49.0 cm), unframed.
Condition: Laid down on a cardboard support.

Provenance: Ex-collection Penelope Rockwell, Worcester, Massachusetts, and Madison, Connecticut.

N.B. The work has been reviewed by the Comité Vlaminck, and it will be included in the Vlaminck catalogue raisonné; a letter accompanies the lot. The sale of this lot will benefit the Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts.
Estimate $15,000-25,000

The certificate from the Wildenstein Institute (Comité Vlaminck) accompanies the lot and suggests the title "La Route."

A May 3, 2016, email from Julien Roussard, director of the Centre d'Études sur les Peintres à Montmartre, stated that this watercolor was reproduced as a lithograph by Valminck in 1957/58 at Mourlot Studio. The lithograph is published in the book Vlaminck by Pierre MacOrlan. The lithograph measures 31 x 47 cm and is referenced in the Catalogue raisonné Walterskirchen as number 273.


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Penelope Rockwell, Fauvism, Union Station, Worcester, Massachusetts, Madison

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