Albert Marquet

(French, 1875–1947)

au bord de la seine, la frette by albert marquet

Albert Marquet

Au bord de la Seine, la Frette, 1940

avenue de versailles by albert marquet

Albert Marquet

Avenue de Versailles, 1904

bords de seine à villennes by albert marquet

Albert Marquet

Bords de Seine à Villennes, 1913



Born: in Bordeaux, France
Accepted in Gustave Moreau’s studio at the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France where he became friends with Rouault and Matisse
Worked with Matisse at the Paris World Exhibition to decorate the Grand Palais
By an accident of timing, he found his work being shown in the celebrated Cage aux Fauves at the Salon d’Automne
Participated in a group exhibition with Vlaminck, Derain, and Matisse at the “Salon d’Automne”
Worked in Normandy with Raoul Dufy in Le Havre and Trouville
Stayed with Matisse and Camoin in London
His first solo exhibition was held at the Galerie Druet in Paris
Died: in Paris, France


Museums: Bagnols-sur-Cèze, Besançon, Bordeaux (Musée des Beaux-Arts), Carcassonne (Musée des Beaux-Arts), Epinal (Musée départemental des Vosges), Lausanne (Musée du Canton), Lyon (Musée des Beaux-Arts), Marseille (Musée Cantini), Moscow (Pushkin Museum), Nantes, Paris (Musée National d'Art Moderne - 17 works), Pau (Musée des Beaux-Arts), Quimper (Musée des Beaux-Arts), Rotterdam (Boymans-Van Beuningen Museum), St Petersburg (Hermitage), Washington DC (National Gallery of Art), Winterhur (Museum of Fine Art), Zurich (Art Museum)