Spoliation Information for Vlaminck, Maurice de - 'Environs de Rouen'

Canvas, 46 x 55cm (18.11" x 21.65")

Acquisition: Bought from Kalman Galleries 1959.
Reference: WAG 3025

PROVENANCE

Bought from the artist by DH Kahnweiler 1910, inv. 534
Sold by Kahnweiler at Drouot 17-18 Nov 1921 lot 105, to M. Grassat (for Kahnweiler ?) (1)
Bruce Maxwell (2)
Redfern Gallery, London
Bought from Redfern by Anton Walbrook, sold through Sotheby's 6 May 1959, bought by Kalman Galleries (3)

QUESTIONS IN THE OPERATIVE PERIOD
  • Acquired and sold by Maxwell
  • Redfern Gallery - dates?
  • Acquired by Walbrook? (4)
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  1. Grassat was buying for Kahnweiler at the sale, which was the result of World War 1 reparations
  2. Maxwell died in Australia having bought some of his collection in Paris
  3. Bought by Redfern from the collection of 'the late Bruce Maxwell, who died in Australia some years ago' (letter of 1959 in Walker files)
  4. Anton Walbrook of 69 Frognal NW3 - the film actor ? He claimed in 1959 to have bought the painting from the Redfern Gallery 'some 20 years ago'.