ALBERT MARQUET | PORQUEROLLES, LE JARDIN
Journey through France: A Private Collection of Post-Impressionist Paintings
(1875 - 1947)
PORQUEROLLES, LE JARDIN
Signed marquet (lower right)
Oil on canvas
25½ by 31⅞ in. (64.8 by 81 cm)
Framed: 33¼ by 39¾ in. (84.5 by 101 cm)
Painted in 1939.
This work is accompanied by an Attestation of Inclusion from the Wildenstein Institute, and it will be included in the forthcoming Marquet Digital Catalogue Raisonné, currently being prepared under the sponsorship of the Wildenstein Plattner Institute, Inc.
The canvas is unlined. "Le Jardin Porquerolles 39 mm" inscribed by another hand on the reverse. Frame abrasion and associated minor loss to all four edges, most notably to each of the four corners. Two nailhead-sized areas of loss to the right edge. Scattered pigment shrinkage to the dark green pigments of the foliage and to the third tree trunk from the left. Under UV light: no inpainting is apparent. This work is in good condition.
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Mme Albert Marquet, Paris (the wife of the artist; and sold: Sotheby's, London, April 12, 1972, lot 31)
Private Collection, United Kingdom (acquired at the above sale)
Private Collection (acquired at the above sale and sold: Christie's, London, February 3, 2010, lot 438)
Acquired at the above sale
Paris, Galerie des Beaux-Arts, Albert Marquet, Peintures, aquarelles et dessins, 1940, no. 19 (titled Jardin à Porquerolles)
Moscow, Pushkin Museum, Kiev, Museum of Western and Eastern Art & Leningrad, State Hermitage Museum, Albert Marquet, 1959, no. 39
Tokyo, Bridgestone Museum of Art, Marquet, 1960, no. 47, illustrated in color in the catalogue (dated 1938)
Paris, Galerie Daber, Paysages de Corot à Bonnard, 1965, no. 48