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    HENRI JEAN GUILLAUME MARTIN (French 1860-1943)
    Goat, circa 1910-30
    Oil on board
    12-1/2 x 16 inches (31.8 x 41.2 cm)
    Signed at lower right: Henri Martin

    Provenance:
    Chaite Gallery, 1950 (Paris);
    Private collection (New York)

    In 1900 Martin purchased a summer home, Marquayrol, in the village of Labastide-du-Vert in south-west France. This peaceful retreat from the city would influence many of Martin's paintings. Landscapes, for example, become his favorite subject matter and goats appeared in many of Martin's paintings between 1910 and 1930.


    Condition Report*: Overall good condition with normal signs of wear as appropriate with age and minor strengthening alonf the edges and in the shadow; very minor craquelure.
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    Auction Dates
    May, 2007
    24th-25th Thursday-Friday
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