Lot 274
Marie-Lucie Nessi-Valtat (French, 1900-1992), Still Life with Poppies
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil on canvas, signed at lower right, presented in a gilt and painted frame.

Frame dimensions 19 x 22 1/8 in.

Marie-Lucie Nessi-Valtat was encouraged by her father-in-law, Louis Valtat, to paint. She studied at the Académie de La Grande Chaumière and the Ecole des Beaux-Arts. Through her father-in-law, she was introduced to such well known artists as Andre Lhote, Moise Kissling and Foujita at the renowned café Montparnasse.

Nessi-Valtat is best known for her post-impressionist still life paintings. Her works were exhibited at numerous prominent galleries, including Wally Findlay and others.

Stable craquelure; no evidence of retouch visible under UV light.