Still Life

Maurice de Vlaminck (French, 1876–1958)
Still Life, 1905

Oil on canvas
21 7/8 x 25 5/8 in. (55.6 x 65.1 cm)
Signed lower left: Vlaminck
Jane and Roger Wolcott Memorial, Gift of Thomas T. Solley, 77.2


1906, presumably purchased by the art dealer Ambrose Vollard, Paris. (In spring 1906 Vollard purchased everything from Vlaminck's studio).

unknown dates, G. Jary (or Jahy?), Paris

?–1977, Private Collection, New York

1977, IU Art Museum purchase from Acquavella Galleries, New York, with funds from Thomas T. Solley


March 26–October 31, 1976, "The Wild Beasts: Fauvism and its Affinities," Museum of Modern Art, New York, March 26–June 1, 1976; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, June 29–August 15, 1976; Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas, September 11–October 31, 1976 (cat. p. 146)

April 23–June 5, 1977, "The Chosen Object: European and American Still Life," Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska (fig. 42)

November 12–December 31, 1980, "20th Century Paintings, Sculpture, and Drawings from the Collection of Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington," The Arts Club of Chicago

Alternate Titles

Nature morte


Provenance research on this work is ongoing, and this record will be updated as more information becomes available.