Yachts, Port Nice, France

Charles Martin-Sauvaigo
(1881-1970)French
Title Yachts, Port Nice, France
Category Recently Sold
Medium & Size Oil on panel: 10x13 in.Frame: 15x18 in.Signed c.Martin-Sauvaigo Further signed& inscribed with Paris address verso. Circa 1920
Price Band £2,000 - £5,000
Location Barn Gallery
Biography

Martin-Sauvaigo was born in Nice in 1881 and became a painter of landscapes and seascapes. He was a pupil of Leon Bonnat and Luc Olivier Merson.

He exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Francais in Paris from 1910 onwards. He received a mention and won the Prix de Savoie in 1913, a bronze medal in 1921,a silver in 1923,and Prix Paul Liot in 1925.He became a painter to the French Navy and was made Chevalier of the Legion of d’ Honneur .

He produced many decorative works for public buildings in the South of France.

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