ArtworksCharles CamoinVoiliers dans le port de Cannes, 19561879-1965Sold
Inscriptionssigned 'Ch Camoin' (lower right)
Mr Ezekiel Schouela, Montreal, Canada
By Descent to the present owner.
Charles Camoin is a world renowned artist, one of the 6 artists who exhibited in the now iconic exhibition of 1905 at the Petit Palais in Paris in room Vll in the Autumn Salon whose style introduced the art world to what would become known as fauvism. The other artists accompanying Charles Camoin were Henri Matisse, Maurice de Vlaminck, Henri Manguin, André Derain, and Albert Marquet.
Charles Camoin is an important French artist whose work and style is a witness to his time and place. His career evolved from the inspiration of Pierre Auguste Renoir, admiration of Cézanne, and respect for paintings of his peers, maybe most notably Albert Marquet.
By 1921, Camoin was sharing time between a studio in Montmartre and one in Saint-Tropez, the latter where he was increasingly spending time while exhibiting in among Paris’ finest art dealing galleries, including Charpentier and Bernheim-Jeune, as well as the major salons of his day. After WWll, Camoin rented a studio overlooking the Gulf of Saint-Tropez where he painted this painting.