JACQUES MAJORELLE | In the Majorelle Gardens, Marrakech
JACQUES MAJORELLE | In the Majorelle Gardens, Marrakech
JACQUES MAJORELLE | In the Majorelle Gardens, Marrakech
JACQUES MAJORELLE | In the Majorelle Gardens, Marrakech
JACQUES MAJORELLE | In the Majorelle Gardens, Marrakech
JACQUES MAJORELLE | In the Majorelle Gardens, Marrakech
JACQUES MAJORELLE | In the Majorelle Gardens, Marrakech
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Property from an American Private Collection

JACQUES MAJORELLE | In the Majorelle Gardens, Marrakech

Estimate: 24,000 - 32,000 GBP

Property from an American Private Collection

JACQUES MAJORELLE | In the Majorelle Gardens, Marrakech

Estimate: 24,000 - 32,000 GBP

Lot Sold:30,000GBP
(1 bid, reserve met)

Description

Property from an American Private Collection

JACQUES MAJORELLE

French

1886 - 1962

In the Majorelle Gardens, Marrakech


signed and inscribed in pencil J. Majorelle / Marrakech lower left

watercolour and gouache heightened with metallic pigment on board

69 by 51cm., 27 by 20in.

framed: 99 by 80cm., 39 by 31½in.


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Condition Report

Watercolour and gouache heightened with metallic pigment on cardboard. The board is flat, even, and ensuring a stable support. There is some minor rippling at the four corners.

The surface is somewhat sunned, as visible along the framing edges. Otherwise, the medium is strong and in good condition. This work is ready to hang.


Presented in a decorative gilt frame, glazed.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot provided by Sotheby's. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colours and shades which are different to the lot's actual colour and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation because Sotheby's is not a professional conservator or restorer but rather the condition report is a statement of opinion genuinely held by Sotheby's. For that reason, Sotheby's condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot.

Provenance

Sale: Martinot-Savignat-Antoine-Dumeyniou & Debraux, Pontoise, 15 December 2007, lot 77

Purchased by the present owner in circa 2009

Literature

Félix Marcilhac & Amélie Marcilhac, Jacques Majorelle (1886 - 1962), Répertoire de l'oeuvre peint, Paris, 2017, p. 292, no. 115, catalogued & illustrated (as Un coin de la villa Bou Saf Saf)

Catalogue Note

Painted circa 1950-55.

JACQUES MAJORELLE | In the Majorelle Gardens, Marrakech
Property from an American Private Collection
JACQUES MAJORELLE | In the Majorelle Gardens, Marrakech
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