Andrée LAVIELLE (1887 - 1960)
Coastal Cliffs, Brittany Sold
Watercolour, over an underdrawing in black chalk, on thick embossed ‘Atelier’ paper. Numbered H. 321 on the verso.Stamped with the Andrée Lavieille atelier stamp (not in Lugt) on the verso.239 x 264 mm. (9 3/8 x 10 3/8 in.) [image]380 x 264 mm. (15 x 10 3/8 in.) [sheet]ENQUIRE
Andrée Lavieille worked often in Brittany, where she and her family would spend most summer holidays beginning in the 1920’s. A comparable watercolour view of the headlands of Castelmeur and Brézellec on the Breton coast is illustrated in a recently published biography of the artist.
The Andrée Lavieille atelier sale, Vendôme, Philippe Rouillac, 14 January 2007.