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Collection of Dr. Paul Lozé, acquired in the Eastern Mediterranean, circa 1915-1917; and thence by descent to his grandson: sold Sotheby's New York, 12 June 2003, lot 118.
During World War I Dr Lozé was a Médecin Major in the French army. Based in Greece (Salonica) and in Turkey, he was in charge of the Allied Forces' hospitals on the Balkan front and travelled widely to Egypt and the Levant. During World War II the coffin narrowly escaped destruction during the bombing of Dunkirk in June 1940, and was removed to the safety of Limoges by Lozé.
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