Jun 10, 2014 - Sale 2353

Sale 2353 - Lot 63

Price Realized: $ 10,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 10,000 - $ 15,000
LOÏS MAILOU JONES (1905 - 1988)
Trévignon-Brittany, France.

Oil on linen burlap canvas, 1963. 495x724 inches; 19 1/2x28 1/2 inches. Signed, titled, dated and inscribed "©" in ink, lower right recto. Signed and titled and inscibed with the artist's Washington, DC address in ink, verso across the stretcher bars.

Provenance: collection of the artist, with her hand-written label on the frame back; thence by descent to the current owner, private collection, New York.

This beautiful coastal view of Trévignon, Brittany, along the northwest tip of France, is reminsicent of the artist's Provincetown landscapes. In the summer of 1963, Jones painted and traveled through six European countries - including the north and the south of France. Benjamin p. 127.