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    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

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

    J. Bouin-Luce and 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 June 23, 1965 and stamped by Reyn Gallery, Inc., New York.

    More information about MAXIMILIEN LUCE, also known as Luce, Maximilien, Luce, Maximillian, Maximilien Luce.

    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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    December, 2014
    10th Wednesday
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