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    Sale 5392

    Impressionist & Modern Art

    1 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 367

    Louis Marcoussis (1883-1941)

    Pain breton, deux poissons, cuiller

    Price Realised  

    Louis Marcoussis (1883-1941)
    Pain breton, deux poissons, cuiller
    signed and dated '29/Marcoussis' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    11 x 16¼in. (28 x 41cm.)


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    Louis Marcoussis distinguished himself as a painter and a graphic artist. Here, in 'Pain Breton, deux poissons, cuiller', we see his cubist style from 1929, notable for its geometric forms. As well as painting images of the Breton seaside, he produced still lifes, portraits and views of Paris in the years before 1930. This work is typical of his style of this period.

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    Provenance

    Galerie Kriegel, Paris
    Anna Laetitia Pecci Blunt, Italy, no.203


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of a Roman Collector


    Literature

    J. Lafranchis, Marcoussis, Sa vie, son oeuvre, Catalogue complet des peintures, fixis sur verre, aquarelles, dessins, gravures, Paris, 1961, (illustrated p.166)


    Exhibited

    Sweden, Riksförbundet för bildande Konst