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Lot 17: MAX PONTY (1904-1972). LE MAROC. LES CANARIES / PAQUET. Circa 1935. 39x24 inches, 99x62 cm. Hachard & Co., Paris.Platinum House
August 5, 2009
New York, NY, USALive Auction
MAX PONTY (1904-1972) LE MAROC. LES CANARIES / PAQUET. Circa 1935.
39x24 inches, 99x62 cm. Hachard & Co., Paris.
Condition B: water staining in margins and image; loss in top and left margins; repaired tears in margins, some affecting image.
A striking and colorful image promoting travel to Morocco and the Canary Islands. The Compagnie de Navigation Paquet was named after its founder Nicolas Paquet, and operated primarily between France and Morocco, but also to destinations on the Black Sea. Pictured is the "Koutubia", which was built (with her sister ship "Djenne") in 1931.
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