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Marie-Mela Muter (1886-1967)
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Marie-Mela Muter (1886-1967)

Le Fort Saint André in Villeneuve-lès-Avignon

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Marie-Mela Muter (1886-1967)
Le Fort Saint André in Villeneuve-lès-Avignon
signed 'Muter' (lower left); further signed twice 'Muter' (on the reverse and on the stretcher)
oil on canvas
32 x 25¾ in. (81.5 x 65.5 cm.)
Provenance
Henry Jolles (1902-1965), Brazil.
Acquired from the descendants of the above in the early 1970s, Brazil.
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Born in Berlin, Henry Jolles was a talented pianist and composer who went on to become a professor at the Cologne Music Academy in 1928. In the midst of the Second World War, he emigrated to Brazil where he accepted a teaching position at the Escola Livre de Música in São Paulo. Among his students, Henrique de Curitiba (1934-2008) is perhaps the best-known.

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