The Belgian Impressionist Who Fell in Love With Bali


Adrien-Jean Le Mayeur de Merprès holds a very special place in the history of Southeast Asian art. The Belgian impressionist found solace and romance in Bali where his skillful expression of natural light and dense, dynamic compositions captured the spirit of the tropics. The four works featured in this episode of Expert Voices will be offered in our upcoming Modern and Contemporary Southeast Asian Art Evening Sale (Hong Kong | 5 October) They represent the pinnacle of Le Mayeur’s career and come from the finest known Le Mayeur collection in Europe. Click here to watch more Sotheby’s videos.

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