Description & Technical information

In 1946, back from his trips to the West Indies and United States, André Masson settled in Aix-en-provence where he executede paintings inspired by nature.
It's at the heart of the Cezannian landscapes that the
painter came to seek solitude and inspiration. Masson particularly liked the brumes de l'Arc, the Mistral and th streams of the Verdon Gorge.

His works from his provencial period are really inspired by his immediate surroundings such as  our painting, Soleil levant au-dessus d'un  torrent, 1949, depicts.

Date:  1949
Period:  20th century
Origin:  France
Medium: Oil on canvas

Signed lower left : André Masson
Certificate of authenticity issued by Mr. Diego Masson, June 2nd, 2014.

Dimensions: 76 x 90 cm (29⁷/₈ x 35³/₈ inches)
Provenance: Louise Leiris Gallery - Simon Gallery, Paris, n°03372. Label on the back.
Buccholz Gallery, New York, n°11427. Label on the back.

Literature: Stéphane Guégan, Les caprices du goût en peinture, Cent tableaux à éclipse, Éditions Hazan, 2014, illustrated in color p.318.