Tuesday, November 01, 2011


This superb watercolor will be in a public sale in Paris this Month.

“The Ile de France in the New York Channel, a lot of traffic and the Winnibell II at the far left”
Aquarelle, signée 50 x 70 cm.

Marin-Marie was born on December 10 1901 at Fougerolles du Plessis ( Mayenne, France) his real name is Paul Emmanuel Marin-Marie Durand , he was a writer and marine painter.
In 1923 - 1924 he exhibited at the gallery Devambez in Paris .
He had a passion for yachting , regattas, the adventure of sailing alone: Marin-Marie made an Atlantic crossing on Winibelle II in May 1933. In 1936 , he makes another performance by crossing the Atlantic in 19 days from New York on a motorboat diesel. He died in 1987 at his home in Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouët, holder of many awards in the field of marine art. Having sailed on all types of ship, he was a major witness in the history of the French navy.

source: Wikipedia in French.

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