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Portrait de Madame Martin Henri Martin



Country of origin: France

Medium: Oil on original canvas

Signed: Signed lower right

Dated: c. 1895

Condition: Unlined and unrestored - excellent

Size: 18.00" x 22.00" (45.7cm x 55.9cm)

Framed size: 26.00" x 30.00" (66.0cm x 76.2cm)

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Jeune garçon avec voilier – Jardins Du Luxembourg Henri Martin

c. 1930
Oil on panel


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Jeune garçon avec voilier – Jardins Du Luxembourg
by Henri Martin

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Le Lot en dessous des falaises de Saint Cirq Lapopie Henri Martin

c. 1930
Oil on canvas


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Le Lot en dessous des falaises de Saint Cirq Lapopie
by Henri Martin

Fleurs Henri Martin

c. 1920
Oil on panel


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by Henri Martin

Artist biography

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Henri Martin Paintings Born in Toulouse to a French cabinet maker and a mother of Italian descent, Martin successfully persuaded his father to permit him to become an artist. He began his career in 1877 at the Toulouse School of the Fine Arts, where he was under the tutelage of Jules Garipuy (he was also a pupil of Henry-Eugéne Delacroix). In 1879, Martin relocated to Paris and with the help of a scholarship, was able to study in Jean-Paul Laurens' studio. Four years later, he received his first medal at the Paris Salon, where he would hold his first exhibition three years later in 1886. The year after he won his first medal, Martin was awarded a scholarship for a tour in Italy, where he studied the work of veterans such as Giotto and Masaccio. His 1889 canvas submission to the Salon earned him the gold medal for work that has been described as Pointillist. That same year he became a member of the Legion of Honour. At the 1900 World Fair, he was awarded the Grand Prize for his work. During this period, he became friends with Auguste Rodin. Although Martin's work as a neo-impressionist is not considered groundbreaking, his work was rather well-received, and has been associated with world-class symbolist painter, Puvis de Chavannes. Due to his introverted temperament, Martin decided to move away from Paris. After a decade of searching for an ideal home, Martin bought Marquayrol, a mansion overlooking La Bastide du Vert, near Cahors. He performed his best work in the new tranquil environment, and died there in 1943. Martin also taught; among his pupils was the American painter Nellie Ellen Shepherd Henri Martin Paintings

Previously Sold Artworks

La Chevre Henri Martin

c. 1900
Oil on panel


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La Chevre
by Henri Martin - Sold