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

Auction:
2470
Lot:
769
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$1,896$1,600

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2470
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 11, 2009 12:00PM

Description:

Maurice de Vlaminck (French, 1876-1958)

Village Street View
Signed "Vlaminck" in pen l.r.
Ink and graphite on paper, sheet size 5 1/8 x 8 1/8 in. (13.0 x 20.6 cm), framed.
Condition: Subtle toning, acid burn from tape hinges at four corners verso.

Provenance: Daniel Sickles, Paris, France; Hans Peter Kraus, New York; Estate of Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (née Braman) Grasso, Essex, Connecticut.

Literature: [Collection Daniel Sickles] Bibliothèque d'un Amateur, Très Beaux Livres Illustrés Modernes Dans d'Importantes Reliures dont 53 Signées de Pierre Legrain, Exemplaires uniques dont Les Fleurs du Mal Illustrées par Rouault, Deuxieme partie, Paris: Musée Galliéra, 21 May 1963 (no. 265); Kraus, H.P., The Illustrated Book, Catalogue 108, no. 138, 1964.

N.B. The work was one of eight original drawings included in a presentation copy of Souvenirs d'un marchand de tableaux by Ambroise Vollard, published by Éditions Albin Michel in 1937, which was pen inscribed and gifted to his chauffeur Marcel Z. Méraud (see lot 777 for two letters in the Archives Matisse from Marcel Z. Méraud regarding the circumstances of Vollard's gift).
Estimate $2,000-4,000

Trimmed top sheet, no additional condition issues to report.

Keywords

Hans Peter Kraus, Paris, Daniel Sickles, France, Essex, Anna Eleanor Roosevelt, Connecticut, Pierre Legrain, chauffeur, Albin Michel, Ambroise Vollard

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