4 November 2009
Maximilien Luce (1858-1941)
La cathédrale de Gisors vue du fossé aux tanneurs
signed and dated 'Luce 97' (lower right)
oil on canvas
23 x 16 1/8 in. (58.4 x 41 cm.)
Painted in 1897
Private collection, France.
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, New York, 6 May 2004, lot 248.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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D. Bazetoux, Maximilien Luce, Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint, Paris, 2005, vol. III, p. 107, no. 320 (illustrated).
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