0411 Moroccan couple in Atlas

Moroccan couple in Atlas, Luc-Peter Crombé

Technical data:

  • Inventory number: 0411
  • Title: Moroccan couple in Atlas
  • Dimensions: 60 cm x 73 cm
  • Technique: tempera on panel
  • Signed: bottom right
  • Creation year: 1958


This painting representing a scene in Atlas (Morocco) is a typical work for his Italy-Morocco-Spain period (Luc-Peter Crombé’s first period). The south evokes a different feeling, faced with a different way of life and thus generating a different touch. The work has a warm tonality and strong contrasts between vertical and horizontal lines and between the colour surfaces. The composition is done on the basis of a strict balance between light and dark with a linear accent without any detail.