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Lot n° 42

Paul JOUVE (1878-1973)

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Standing Targui Oil on canvas. Signed lower left. Made around 1934-1935 in the studio on his return from a trip to Niger in Africa in 1931. Painting with apocryphal repeats and scattered highlights, notably on the sword, the background and the amulets. 200 x 81 cm Bibliography: Félix Marcilhac, " Paul Jouve Peintre sculpteur animalier ", les éditions de l'amateur, Paris 2005, for a model reproduced on pages 232 and 233, titled " Targui debout au bouclier c.1935 "and " Targuis debout, selle de chameau à ses pieds ", from the collection of Serge Luttens We thank the rightful owner of Paul Jouve for having assisted us in the elaboration of the description of this painting.