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The Little Bay, Port Vendres

Charles Rennie Mackintosh

The Little Bay, Port Vendres

Charles Rennie Mackintosh
  • Date: 1927
  • Style: Art Nouveau (Modern)
  • Genre: cityscape
  • Order
    reproduction

By 1923 Mackintosh had decided to abandon architecture and design and move to the South of France. There he produced a small group of flower paintings and studies of ships in port. However the main focus in his painting was the interaction of the man-made and natural landscapes. Mackintosh's late watercolours share the static discipline of their compositions, which are rarely inhabited by people. This is a depiction of the bay at Port Vendres, the Mackintoshes' winter base.

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