PAUL JOUVE (1878-1973)

Elephant and its Mahout, circa 1923

Watercolour on paper. 

Ref. 13. 

H 29 - L 19,5 cm (H 11.4 - W 7.7 in)


Winner of the Indochina General Government travel grant, Paul Jouve embarked on a long journey to the Far East in Marseille at the end of the summer of 1922. He spent nearly three months in Angkor from where he brought back numerous sketches that will notably illustrate Pierre Lotti's Le Pellerin d'Angkor.