Nov 14, 2019 - Sale 2524

Sale 2524 - Lot 25

Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
LÉON CARRÉ (1878-1942) HAMMAM - RIGHA (ALGER). Circa 1920s.
41 1/2x29 1/4 inches, 105 1/2x74 1/4 cm. Baconnier, Alger.
Condition B: repaired tear from top edge through central image; repaired tears, creases and printer's creases in margins and image.
A colorful view of the splendid gardens around the Grand Thermal Hotel in the northern Algerian spa town of Hammam-Righa. Carré moved to Algeria in 1909 and stayed for the rest of his life, where, as "a talented draughtsman and colourist, [he] sought to convey the emotion of the artist's vision in a blend of detail and soft, pastel shades." Orientalist p. 36.