Fri 17 April 2020, 13:00 PM - Cardiff Saleroom, South Wales
ADOLPHE VALETTE (1876 - 1942) oil on card - landscape, indistinctly signed, label verso for two Tib Lane Gallery labels, Manchester 1986, 12 x 17cms¦Provenance: purchased by vendor`s aunt from above gallery.¦Auctioneer`s Note: Adolphe Valette was principal teacher at The Manchester Municipal School of Art during 1905-1907 and is known for strongly influencing the future painting style of L. S. Lowry. According to Cecilia Lyon, Lowry expressed his gratitude for Valette`s contribution as follows `I cannot over-estimate the effect on me at that time of the coming into this drab city of Adolphe Valette, full of the French Impressionists, aware of everything that was going on in Paris. He had freshness and a breadth of experience that was a very wonderful thing, as I saw it done by himself and his friends.` This small bijou painting most likely depicts a French landscape¦Condition Report: tiny holes to perimeter of card.
£800 - £1500
Hammer price £1,200.00