Les Martigues by A.F. Cointreau

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Les Martigues by A.F. Cointreau

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Oil on canvas painting of a Les Martigues by artist Anne-Florence Cointreau (1890-1966).

The painting is signed and dated ‘AF. Cointreau 1934’ in the bottom left corner and titled and dated ‘Les Martigues May 1934’ verso.

Frame measurements – Height 49.5cm x Width 67cm x Depth 7cm.
Painting measurements – Height 36.5cm x Width 53.5cm.

The subject of the painting Les Martigues is an area northwest of Marseille, France. It is part of the Bouches-du-Rhône in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region, on the eastern end of the Canal de Caronte.

Anne-Florence Cointreau (1890-1966) was born in Scotland but spent some of her life studying and working in France.
She was a pupil of the British artist Ambrose Mac’Avoy and was elected as an associate of the Societaire des Artistes Francais in 1936. She exhibited at Galerie Charpentier, Paris from 1937 and in 1938/39 she was invited to exhibit with au Salon des Tuileries. She painted mainly using oils and focused on portraits, landscapes and interiors.
She was the wife of André Pierre Cointreau (1888-1963), a politician and heir to the Cointreau liquor family.
The painting was from the collection of Alan Stenhouse Gourley PROI.

Period: 

Dated 1934

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