23 June 2004
Maximilien Luce (1858-1941)
Le saule au bord de la Cure
signed 'Luce' (lower right)
oil on board
14 7/8 x 17¾ in. (37.8 x 45.1 cm.)
Painted in 1906
Peter Matthews, London.
Acquired from the above by the present owner circa 1960.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
Denise Bazetoux has confirmed the authenticity of this painting.
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis
On November 15, Christie’s will offer Study of Henrietta Moraes Laughing from the collection of one of the greatest art collectors of the 20th century
A deeper dive into one of the artist’s most iconic paintings, which will now be offered without a reserve in New York on 15 November