Hippolyte PETITJEAN (Mâcon 1854 - Paris 1929)
Coastal Landscape Sold
Watercolour, over traces of an underdrawing in pencil. Signed hipp. Petitjean in blue ink at the lower left.475 x 626 mm. (18 3/4 x 24 5/8 in.)ENQUIRE
A closely comparable pointillist watercolour of sailboats in a bay by Petitjean, of similar dimensions to the present sheet and signed in the same way, is in the collection of the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa. Another stylistically comparable large watercolour was with Stephen Ongpin Fine Art in 2012, and is today in a private collection in New York. A photo-certificate from Stéphane Kempa accompanies the present sheet, which will be included in his forthcoming catalogue raisonné of Petitjean’s work.