Painted around 1933, Jacques Majorelle’s ‘Sous Les Palmiers Dattiers’ exemplifies the artist’s love of the colours, flora and culture of Morocco. In this episode of Anatomy of an Artwork, discover how Majorelle’s mixed media technique and large-scale nudes revolutionised the genre of Orientalism. This powerful painting, which sees the artist working with his signature colour, Majorelle Blue, is a highlight of our upcoming sale 19th Century European Paintings (July 9 London). Click here to watch more Sotheby’s videos.
The Moonlit Magic of Majorelle’s Morocco
London | July 9