Description & Technical information



Period:  20th century
Origin:  France
Medium: Oil on original canvas
Signature: Signed lower right : marquet

Dimensions: 60 x 73 cm (23⁵/₈ x 28³/₄ inches)
Provenance: Druet Gallery, Paris, acquired directly from the artist, on November  16th 1923.         
Geneva Museum, acquired from the above, on June 29th
1925.
Exchanged by the museum to the artist for "Le paquebot à Venise", 1937.
Remained in the artist's studio and sold by Mrs Marquet to R. Le Grain-Eiffel, 1952.
Maurice Robinot Gallery.
Private collection, France.

Literature: 'Parmi les petites expositions' in Comoedia, December 11th 1923.
Catalogue des peintures et sculptures, Geneva, 1928.
Auguste Bouvier, La Société des amis du musée d'Art et d'Histoire, de 1923 à 1959, Tome VIII, Geneva, 1960, p.25-43.
Jean-Claude Martinet and Guy Wildenstein, Marquet, l'Afrique du Nord, Catalogue de  l'oeuvre peint 1875-1947,  Skira/Seuil-Wildenstein Institute Editions,  Paris/Milan, illustrated under the n°I-650, p.469.

Exhibitions: Albert Marquet, Paris, 1923.
IIe exposition, Paris, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, 1924.
XVIe esposizione Internazionale d'Arte, Venice, 1924, n°60.
L'Orient en Algérie, The Hague, Musée Municipal des Beaux-Arts, 1938, n°149.
Albert Marquet, Rouen, 1949.

Categories: Paintings, Drawings & Prints