La Rochelle Artist: Albert Marquet (French, 1875-1947)


Modern and Contemporary Art

Not on view

Oil on canvasboard


unframed: 14 3/4 × 18 in. (37.47 × 45.72 cm)
framed: 18 1/8 × 22 1/2 × 1 3/4 in. (46.04 × 57.15 × 4.45 cm)

Credit Line

Bequest of Paul Mellon, B.A. 1929, L.H.D.H. 1967

Accession Number



20th century


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The artist, Paris; by descent to his wife, Marcelle Marquet (1892–1984), Paris, 1947 (consigned to M. Knoedler and Co., New York, April 15, 1964) (consignment no. CA 6854) [see note 1]; sold through M. Knoedler and Co., New York, to Paul Mellon (1907–1999), Washington, D.C., then Upperville, Va., June 15, 1964 (PM inv. no. 1473) [see note 2]; bequeathed to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1999

Note 1: M. Knoedler and Co., New York, Commission book 5b: CA5419-CA7172, 1958 April–1965 April, p. 128, Row 5, digitized via the Getty Provenance Index, copy in accession file

Note 2: The painting was bequeathed to the Gallery by Paul Mellon in 1998, with his wife, Rachel “Bunny” Lambert Mellon (1910–2014), retaining lifetime interest. In 2012, Rachel Mellon completed the bequest.
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marine (visual work)


boats sea

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