Lot 17: ERNEST LOUIS LESSIEUX (1848-1925). LE MAROC VIA MARSEILLE. 1913. 42x30 inches, 106x76 cm. Cornille & Serre, Paris.
November 8, 2012
New York, NY, USALive Auction
ERNEST LOUIS LESSIEUX (1848-1925) LE MAROC VIA MARSEILLE. 1913.
42x30 inches, 106 3/4x76 1/4 cm. Cornille & Serre, Paris.
Condition B+: restoration in lower left margin. Framed.
Lessieux was a painter, watercolorist and poster designer who focussed much of his work on scenes from the Côte d'Azur. His posters advertise a broad range of subjects including travel to Africa, destinations throughout France and ocean liner companies, as well as commercial products. Orientalist p. 29.