27 June 2000
Maximilien Luce (1858-1941)
Rue de Paris
signed 'Luce' (lower left)
oil on canvas
12¾ x 16 in. (32.4 x 40.7 cm.)
Painted in 1886-1888
J. Rodrigues-Henriquez, Paris, by whom acquired from the artist.
M. Malenfant, Paris.
Jean Methey, Paris.
Anon. sale, Boisgirard, Espace Cardin, Paris, 4 April 1973, lot 43.
Anon. sale, Philips, London, 3 Dec. 1984, lot 16.
Galerie Melki, Paris (no. 81).
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J. Boudin-Luce & D. Bazetoux, Maximilien Luce. Catalogue de l'oeuvre peint, vol. II, Paris, 1986, no. 207 (illustrated, p. 59).
New York, David Findlay Gallery, European Masters, 1978.
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