Maximilien Luce

Paintings

Maximilien Luce

Paintings

Also known as Luce, Maximillian

Nationality: French

Biography:
Trained as a printmaker and draftsman, Paris-born Maximilien Luce is best known for his contribution to early 20th-century Pointillism, or Neo-Impressionism. During the 1920s, in his mid-career, Luce began frequenting the picturesque Île-de-France countryside west of Paris for rural subjects, and as he increasingly worked en plein air near towns like Rolleboise and Guernes, he developed a more spontaneous, painterly style. Luce's heightened emphasis on line and patterning also hearkens back to his early days as an engraver-illustrator. Many of his canvases, with their vibrant palettes and simplified compositions, speak to the beauty and honesty of the rural working-class life that Luce championed. Museums showcasing some of Luce's finest works include the Musée d'Orsay, Paris; National Gallery of Norway, Oslo; Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo, the Netherlands; Petit Palais Museum, Geneva; National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; and National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.


 

Maximilien Luce Original Art Values Sold at Auction

ItemRealized
Maximilien Luce (French, 1858-1941) Baignade dans la Cure, 1909 Oil on canvas 25-3/4 x 32 inches (65.4 x 81.3 cm) Si
Maximilien Luce (French, 1858-1941)Baignade dans la Cure, 1909Oil on canvas25-3/4 x 32 inches (65.4 x 81.3 cm)Si...
Lot 66023
Auction 5229
Wednesday, December 9, 2015
$40,000.00
Maximilien Luce (French, 1858-1941) Honfleur, remorqueur à quai, 1929 Oil on canvas 20-1/8 x 25-5/8 inches (51 x...
Maximilien Luce (French, 1858-1941)Honfleur, remorqueur à quai, 1929Oil on canvas20-1/8 x 25-5/8 inches (51 x 65 c...
Lot 68019
Auction 5259
Friday, June 24, 2016
$15,000.00
MAXIMILIEN LUCE (French, 1858-1941) Sandrecourt, le chemin au bord de la rivière, 1936 Oil on canvas 36-1/4 x 28-...
MAXIMILIEN LUCE (French, 1858-1941)Sandrecourt, le chemin au bord de la rivière, 1936Oil on canvas36-1/4 x 28-3/4 ...
Lot 69005
Auction 5195
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
$10,000.00
MAXIMILIEN LUCE (French, 1858-1941) Le Riviere Oil on canvas 15 x 21-1/2 inches (38.1 x 54.6 cm) Signed lower right:
MAXIMILIEN LUCE (French, 1858-1941)Le RiviereOil on canvas15 x 21-1/2 inches (38.1 x 54.6 cm)Signed lower right:...
Lot 64103
Auction 5096
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
$3,750.00
MAXIMILIEN LUCE (French, 1858-1941) Le Entrée du Port Oil on canvas 11-3/4 x 17-1/2 inches (29.8 x 44.5 cm) Signe...
MAXIMILIEN LUCE (French, 1858-1941)Le Entrée du PortOil on canvas11-3/4 x 17-1/2 inches (29.8 x 44.5 cm)Signed l...
Lot 64105
Auction 5096
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
$3,750.00

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