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The Bridge

VLAMINCK, Maurice de (1876 - 1958)

The Bridge

Media: oil on canvas

Size: 59.8 x 73.1 cm

Acquired: 1952; Bequest; Gwendoline Davies

Accession Number: NMW A 2158

Collection: The Davies Sisters Collection

Cézanne was a profound influence on Vlaminck from 1908. This composition of 1912-13 probably derives from Cézanne's Bridge over the Marne at Créteil (Pushkin Museum, Moscow) of 1893-95. It was purchased by Gwendoline Davies from the Polish-born Parisian dealer Leopold Zborowski in 1919.

Comments (2)

Martin Hopkinson
20 July 2018, 20:16
Could this be a little earlier? 'Modern French Artists' , 1910, Public Art Galleries, Brighton, no 173 Le Pont £16 lent by Vollard
20 August 2013, 04:09
Check the direction of the brush strokes on these three Vlaminck paintings. He must have been a leftie.
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