4 November 2010
Maximilien Luce (1858-1941)
Le percement de la rue Réaumur
signed and dated 'Luce 96' (lower right)
oil on canvas
14 1/8 x 20¼ in. (35.8 x 51.4 cm.)
Painted in 1896
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, London, 29 November 1989, lot 112.
Anon. sale, Pillon, Le Touquet, 3 June 1990, lot 85.
Private collection; sale, Sotheby's, New York, 12 May 1994, lot 164.
Kunsthandel Frans Jacobs, Amsterdam (by 2000).
Gallery Thomas R. Monahan, Chicago.
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, New York, 4 May 2006, lot 146.
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. 132, no. 472 (illustrated).
Tokyo, Museum of Contemporary Art, La Ville moderne en Europe, 1870-1996, July-September 1996.
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