Feb 12, 2015 - Sale 2373

Sale 2373 - Lot 37

Price Realized: $ 4,160
Show Hammer Price?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,000
ROGER BRODERS (1883-1953) LA ROUTE DES ALPES. Circa 1920.
42 1/4x30 3/4 inches, 107 1/4x78 cm. Cornille & Serre, Paris.
Condition A / A-: repaired tear through top margin; restored punch holes in left margin.
Broders masterfully employs his signature use of depth of field, with the vegetation and people in the foreground and the route from Nice to Geneva in the background. His depiction of the people touring the Alps by motor coach
is straightforward and illustrative, bearing none of the Art Deco stylization that would appear in his work later in the decade. Broders p. 66, Perry / Broders p. 57, Hillion p. 252....