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    Louis Valtat (French, 1869-1952)
    Fleurs dans un vase, fond noir, 1908
    Oil on panel
    17-1/8 x 13-1/8 inches (43.5 x 33.3 cm)
    Stamped lower right: L.V.

    Property from the collection of Marcella Swarttz, Beverly Hills, California

    Edgardo Acosta Gallery, Beverly Hills, California;
    Mr. Berman Swarttz, Beverly Hills, California;
    Thence by descent to the present owner.

    L. Valtat, Catalogue de l'oeuvre peint: 1869-1952, tome 1, Neuchâtel, 1977, p. 75, no. 669, illustrated.

    Condition Report*: On stable panel. A very few scattered pinpoint losses. Some areas of frame abrasion to left, right, and upper edges. A 1/4 inch diameter spot of accretion at center of left edge. A 1/2 inch line of accretion at center right, roughly 2 inches inward from right edge. Overall the work presents well and the colors are fresh.
    Under UV: brushy strokes of varnish fluoresce green, and unvenly so around areas of thicker impasto. Circular area of retouching at upper right corner.
    Framed Dimensions 23.375 X 19.25 Inches
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    June, 2021
    4th Friday
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