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Maximilien Luce painting

Le Tréport harbour

c.1910

Maximilien Luce

1858 – Paris – 1941


Oil on wood panel, size 6.30 x 7.48 in. / 16 x 19 cm. Signed lower left ,Luce'.

On verso stamp of the gallery ,Jacques Rodrigues-Henriques, 20 rue Bonaparte, Paris (VIe)' as well as titled in pencil.
Housed in a quality period style frame, size 11.4 x 13 in. / 29 x 33 cm.

Accompanied by a Certificate signed Denise Bazetoux, Maisons-Laffitte, July 18, 2016. The artwork will be included in volume 4 of the Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre de Maximilien Luce, currently prepared by Madame Bazetoux.

Provenance:
- Gallery Jacques Rodrigues-Henriques, Paris
- Gallery La Cité d'Art, Geneva
- Swiss private collection, acquired in the above-mentioned gallery in 2012

Price: € 11,000 / $ 11,000 free global shipping to most destinations


In this bright view of the harbour of Tréport, a popular seaside and vacation place for Parisians in Normandy at the mouth of the River Bresle, Luce gives us the peace and ease of a holiday atmosphere.

Luce found his own language and his own unmistakable style which incorporates the lightness of Impressionism but builds on it with a newly found freedom that expresses his own unique vision.

Maximilien Luce is one of the most famous painters of post-Impressionism in France.

Together with Lucien Pissarro, the son of the painter Camille Pissarro, he founded the group of artists known as Groupe de Lagny, of which Henri Lebasque was also a part.

Luce was a close friend of painters like Georges Seurat, Theo Van Rysselberghe and Louis Valtat.

Together with Seurat and Signac, the founders of the Neo-Impressionist school, Maximilian Luce developed a movement based on the scientific study of light and the analysis of the prismatic effect of colors.

Important exhibitions:
28 July - 31 October 2010, Maximilien Luce, néo-impressionniste. Rétrospective. Musée des impressionnismes Giverny.

Bibliography:
Denise Bazetoux and Jean Bouin-Luce, Maximilien Luce, catalog raisonné de l'œuvre peint, Paris, Editions JBL, 1986-2005.
Cazeau, Philippe, Maximilien Luce, Lausanne, Bibliothèque des arts, 1982.
Fénéon, Fanny, Correspondance de Fanny & Félix Fénéon avec Maximilien Luce, illustrée par Luce de portraits originaux, Tusson, Charetnte, Du Lérot, 2001.
Maximilien Luce, Peintre la condition humaine, Paris, Somogy éditions d'art, 2000.

Artist dictionaries:
Bénézit; Saur; Thieme-Becker-Vollmer, Schurr-Cabanne.

Artworks in Museum collections:
Musée d'Orsay, Paris; Musée de l'Annonciade, Saint-Tropez; Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid; Wallraf-Richartz Museum and Courboud Foundation, Cologne; in the US: Art Institute of Chicago; Cleveland Museum of Art; Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco; Harvard University Museum; Indianapolis Museum of Art; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas.

Learn more about Maximilien Luce on maximilienluce.net.


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Maximilien Luce frame

Housed in a modern period style frame
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