6 November 2013
Albert Marquet (1875-1947)
La douane et le port
signed 'Marquet' (lower right)
oil on canvas
21¼ x 25¼ in. (54 x 64.1 cm.)
Painted in Algiers in 1942
Private collection, Algiers (acquired from the artist, circa 1944).
Private collection, Algiers (by descent from the above); sale, Christie's, New York, 9 May 2000, lot 213.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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J.-C. Martinet and G. Wildenstein, Marquet, L'Afrique du Nord, Catalogue de l'oeuvre peint, Paris, 2001, p. 239, no. I-276 (illustrated in color).
Please note this lot will be offered during the Morning Session on 6 November, immediately following the Works on Paper Sale commencing at 10:00 am.
Please note this work is being sold with no reserve.
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