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Lot 3

Albert Marquet, French 1875-1947- Landscape; oil on card laid down on canvas,...

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Lot 3

Albert Marquet,
French 1875-1947-
oil on card laid down on canvas,...

Price Realised: £22,100

Estimate: £7,000 - £9,000

Price realised is hammer price plus fees (30% Buyers Premium inclusive of VAT).

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Albert Marquet,
French 1875-1947-


oil on card laid down on canvas, signed lower right, 18 x 23cm

Mme Albert Marquet;
Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd., London, no.A8665;



Albert Marquet was closely associated with the Fauvist movement, particularly through his close friendship with Henri Matisse. The influence of Fauvism on Marquets work is particularly evident in his representation of his surroundings through the use of softened geometric forms, creating a sense of movement and immediacy through the application of pigment in loose and undefined brushstrokes, as in the present piece. This work also exhibits the distinctive manner which set Marquet apart from his Fauvist contemporaries, with his rejection of the bold colours which defined the movement in favour of a more restrained and naturalistic palette.

The present piece is typical of Marquets style and approach, displaying particularly strong technical and compositional similarities to the many views which the artist produced throughout his career, especially those depicting his surroundings in north Africa.


This work is accompanied with a certificate of inclusion in the upcoming Wildenstein Plattner catalogue raisonné



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The buyer shall pay the hammer price together with a premium thereon of 26% up to £20,000 (31.2% inclusive of VAT), 25% from £20,001 - £500,000 (30% inclusive of VAT), 20% from £500,001 thereafter (24% inclusive of VAT). The premium price is subject to VAT at the standard rate.

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