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Lot 28: JACQUES MAJORELLE (1886-1962). LE MAROC. 1923. 41x29 inches, 104x75 cm. Champenois, Paris.Platinum House
November 8, 2012
New York, NY, USALive Auction
JACQUES MAJORELLE (1886-1962) LE MAROC. 1923.
41x29 1/2 inches, 104x75 cm. Champenois, Paris.
Condition B+: repaired tears at edges; creases and abrasions in margins and image.
Primarily a painter and watercolorist, Majorelle (son of the famous Art Nouveau furniture designer Louis Majorelle) may be best remembered for the botanical garden he designed and landscaped in Marrakech. The garden bears his name, as does a color he used extensively in the garden, Majorelle Blue. Orientalist p. 68, Voyage p. 130.