Lot 3046 - A197 Swiss Art - Friday, 02. July 2021, 02.00 PM

FELIX VALLOTTON

(Lausanne 1865–1925 Paris)
Vue d'Avignon. 1920.
Oil on canvas.
Signed and dated lower left: F. VALLOTTON. 20.
64.5 × 54 cm.

Provenance:
- Estate of F. Vallotton, no. 316.
- Galerie Vallotton, Lausanne, no. 783.
- Collection of Jacques Rohner, Lausanne, 1948.
- Collection Rohner sale, Ouchy-Lausanne, 15.–30.9.1956, Lot 282.
- Galerie Vallotton, no. 9187, acquired from the above auction.
- Galerie Kurt Meissner, Zurich, 1960.
- Galerie Klopfer, Zurich.
- Swiss private collection (from 1983), by descent to the present owner.

Exhibited:
- Brussels 1922, Salon de la Société royale des beaux-arts, no. 36, as "Vue d'Avignon".
- Berlin 1927, Erste Sonderausstellung in Berlin, Galerien Thannhauser, 9.1.–mid-february 1927, no. 260, as "Avignon".
- Geneva 1928, Exposition Félix Vallotton 1865–1925, Athénée, 14.10.–18.11.1928, no. 9.
- London 1957, Paintings by Félix Vallotton (1865–1925), The Lefevre Gallery, 14.11.–14.12.1957, no. 16.

Literature:
- Rudolf Koella: Das Bild der Landschaft im Schaffen von Félix Vallotton. Wesen, Bedeutung, Entwicklung, Zurich 1969 (doctoral thesis), p. 03s, LK 251.
- Marina Ducrey: Félix Vallotton (1865–1925). L’œuvre peint. Catalogue raisonné, Zurich and Lausanne 2005, vol. III, p. 727 f., no.1341 (with ill.).

CHF 150 000 / 200 000

€ 140 190 / 186 920

Sold for CHF 183 300 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.