Claude Bendall

Artist:
Claude BENDALL
Nationality:
British, 1891-1970
Title:
The Road to Les Saintes-Maries (with Portrait of a Girl verso)
Medium:
Gouache, watercolour and pencil on board
Date:
1943-65
Inscription:
Signed ‘Claude Bendall’ middle left and artist’s handwritten label verso, ‘Claude Bendall – Nepicar Oast – Wrotham Kent – The Road to Les Saintes- Maries
Image Size: 36.6 x 49.6 cm (46¼ x 19½ in)
Framed Size:
57.5 x 68.5 cm (22¾ x 27 in)
Provenance:
Private collection, Buckinghamshire
Additional Information:
Nepicar was the name of the artist’s home, a converted oasthouse at Wrotham in Kent; and Saintes-Maries-de- la-Mer, a village in the Camargue, south of France, and a pilgrimage destination for the Roma (Gypsies) who gather there each year for a religious festival in honour of Saint Sarah
There is a second painting, Head of a Girl, painted on the reverse of Les Saintes-Maries, to view within a double-glass frame
Price:
£2,350

 

 

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