Description

    MAXIMILIEN LUCE (French, 1858-1941)
    Sandrecourt, le chemin au bord de la rivière, 1936
    Oil on canvas
    36-1/4 x 28-3/4 inches (92.1 x 73.0 cm)
    Signed and dated lower right: Luce 36
    Vestige of old label verso

    PROVENANCE:
    Sale: Versailles, June 21, 1962;
    Reyn Gallery, Inc., New York;
    Acquired by the present owner from the above.

    LITERATURE:
    J. Bouin-Luce & D. Bazetoux, Maximilien Luce: Catalogue Raisonné de l'Oeuvre Peint, vol. II, Paris, 1986, p. 531, no. 2281, illustrated.

    This work is accompanied by a photocopy of a handwritten letter from the artist's son, Frederic Luce, dated 23 June 1965 and stamped by Reyn Gallery, Inc., New York.


    Estimate: $30,000 - $50,000.

    Condition Report*:

    Unlined canvas; canvas slightly loose on stretcher; discolored varnish layer; faint, but stable hairline craquelure in sky and water visible under raking light; several tiny flecks of paint loss near base of trees; under UV exam, several minor areas in tree foliage appear to fluoresce, but uneven, discolored varnish layer makes painting surface difficult to read; Framed Dimensions 46 X 38.5 Inches

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