2 November 2011
THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR
Maximilien Luce (1858-1941)
Le bon samaritain
signed 'Luce' (lower right); signed again and dated 'Luce 1896' (on the stretcher)
oil on canvas
30 x 40 in. (76.2 x 101.6 cm.)
Painted in 1896
Private collection, Denmark; sale, Sotheby's, London, 26 June 1991, lot 121.
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, London, 22 June 2004, lot 228.
Anon. (acquired at the above sale); sale, Christie's, New York, 7 November 2007, lot 318.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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D. Bazetoux, Maximilien Luce, Catalogue de l'oeuvre peint, Paris, 1986, vol. II, p. 614, no. 2704 (illustrated).
(possibly) Paris, Salon des Indépendants, 1902, no. 1148.
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