- Henry MORET (1856 - 1913)

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- Henry MORET (1856 - 1913)

La côte de Moëlan, Finistère - 1896
Oil on canvas. Signed lower left and dated 96
73 x 59 cm
A certificate from Mr. Jean-Yves ROLLAND will be given to the buyer at his request
- Galerie Durand-Ruel - Paris (original label on the back)
- Collection Mrs D.V. WATSON - London
- Private collection - Paris
- "La mer, par Henry Moret", Galerie Durand-Ruel - Paris from 4 to 21 May 1898, n° 20
- Société Impériale d'Encouragement des Arts en Russie - Saint Pétersbourg, December 1898 to April 1899.
Two major paintings of the Pont-Aven school by Henry Moret (1856 - 1913)
A full member of the Bande du Pouldu who will be at the origin of synthesism with Paul GAUGUIN, Camille MAUFRA and Emile BERNARD, "Henry MORET was a full part of this movement (...)) his understanding of synthetism as defined by
Gauguin and Bernard during the years 1890-1895, thanks to his close relationship with the master of Tahiti, gave him a real place as a creator within this school, in the same way as Emile
Bernard and Paul Sérusier"
Jean-yves Rolland and Marie Bénédicte Baranger, Henry Moret 1856-1913
Editions Palantines - 2002
Paul GAUGUIN dedicated to Henry MORET "La crique", a painting from 1898 (private collection), painted during the artist's first stay in Pont-Aven.
Paintings from Henry MORET's Pont-Aven school are rare, but appear in the largest collections:
- Port Manec'h of 1896 (Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg) exhibited in 2016 by the Louis Vuitton Foundation as part of the exhibition of the Shchukin collections.
- Goulpher from 1895-96 (Musée d'Orsay in Paris)
- Ushant Island, Keller's Causeway from 1897 (Musée Lambinet in Versailles)
- Cliffs in Brittany from 1898 (Musée des Beaux-arts de Pont-Aven)
- Snow in Doëlan from 1896 (Musée du Petit Palais in Geneva)
- The Chapelle du Pouldu from 1889 and Le Sémaphore de Beg ar Mor d
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