23 May 2007
Maximilien Luce (1858-1941)
Bateaux à voiles
signé et daté 'Luce 37' (en bas à droite)
huile et mine de plomb sur papier
26.6 x 41.6 cm. (10½ x 16 3/8 in.)
Peint en 1937
Collection Hertzog-Cachin, Paris.
Puis par descendance au propriétaire actuel.
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D. Bazetoux, Maximilien Luce, catalogue de l'oeuvre peint, Paris, 1986, vol. II, p. 404, no. 1654 (illustré).
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