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Maurice de Vlaminck, Entrée de Village II (La Route de Francheville), 1924

Artist: Maurice de Vlaminck (1876 - 1958)
Title:Entrée de Village II (La Route de Francheville), 1924
Medium:Original Color Lithograph
Image:13 3/16 in x 9 1/2 in (33.5 cm x 24.3 cm)
Sheet:16 3/4 in x 12 7/16 in (42.5 cm x 31.4 cm)
Framed:approx. 26 in x 22 in (66 cm x 55.9 cm)
Edition:A State II (of II) impression with the signature; numbered from the edition of 25 signed works in the lower left margin (total edition of 25, 25 signed and 25 unsigned). This piece is printed on Chine Volant by Landelle, Maison Duchâtel, Paris
Signature:This work is hand signed by Maurice de Vlaminck (Paris, 1876- Rueil-la-Gadeliere, 1958) in pencil in the lower right margin; also signed in the stone in black in the lower right 'Vlaminck.'
Condition:This work is in excellent condition, the colors are brilliantly bold and rich.
ID #w-3090
Price on Request

Historical Description

Created in 1924, this original color lithograph is hand signed by Maurice de Vlaminck (Paris, 1876- Rueil-la-Gadeliere, 1958) in pencil in the lower right margin; also signed in the stone in black in the lower right 'Vlaminck.' This piece is a A State II (of II) impression with the signature; numbered from the edition of 25 signed works in the lower left margin. This piece is printed on Chine Volant by Landelle, Maison Duchâtel, Paris and published by Galierie de Peintres Graveurs, E. Frapier, Paris.

Capturing the simple, naturalistic beauty of a small country village, Vlaminck depicts a stunning pastoral scene. The viewer feels as though he or she is on the road, walking through a quaint village. Neatly planted fields and crisp white buildings line the dirt road while trees dot the distant landscape. The larger structure to the right with a vibrant red roof appears perhaps as a schoolhouse, yet its inhabitants are not depicted in the scene. The entire piece relays a sense of quiet and calm, providing a breath of fresh air for the viewer, who almost feels transported within the scene itself, strolling along the road beneath the clear blue sky.

Catalogue Raisonné & COA:
This work is fully documented and referenced in the below catalogue raisonnés and texts (copies will be enclosed as added documentation with the invoices that will accompany the final sale of the work).

1. de Walterskirchen, Katalin, Maurice de Vlaminck Catalogue
raisonné de l'oeuvre grave, 1974, listed on pgs. 147-8 as cat. no. 171 [II].

2. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this work.

About the Framing:
This work is framed to museum-grade, conservation standards, presented in a complimentary moulding and finished with silk-wrapped mats and optical grade Plexiglas.

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