About this artwork

A note on the back of the picture states that it is a study or ‘première pensée’ for a larger painting. Luce was born in Paris and was a pupil of Paul Signac, one of the leading Neo-Impressionists. He was also greatly influenced by Georges Seurat whose masterpiece Sunday afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte (Art Institute, Chicago) was at one time owned by Lucie Cousturier, the subject of Luce’s picture.

Updated before 2020

  • artist:
    Maximilien LuceFrench (1858 - 1941)
  • title:
    Lucie Cousturier (1876 - 1925) in her Garden
  • date created:
    1890 - 1905
  • materials:
    Oil on panel
  • measurements:
    32.40 x 23.60 cm; Framed: 52.40 x 43.10 x 8.50 cm / 4.00 kg
  • object type:
  • credit line:
    Bequest of Mrs Isabel M Traill 1986
  • accession number:
    NG 2444
  • gallery:
  • subject:
  • photographer:
    Antonia Reeve
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Maximilien Luce

Maximilien Luce