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biography of Maximilien LUCE (1858-1941)

Personal data


Birth : 03/13/1858 - Paris, France
Death : 02/06/1941 - Paris, France
Sex : M
Nationality/Affiliation : France

Education

1876 :
Has frequented the studio of Jacques Vict. Eugène FROMENT-DELORMEL [ 1820-1900 ]

Professional data


Work and Life

1877 – 1879:He left Paris, France with FROMENT-DELORMEL Jacques Vict. Eugène and went to London, UK.
Along with Camille PISSARRO, Georges SEURAT and Paul SIGNAC he was one of the founders of the Pointillism.
Apprenticeship with the wood-engraver Henri-Théophile HILDEBRAND.
For many years he adhered to the Divisionist technique of color separation and theories of the scientists Michel CHEVREUL, Charles HENRY and Ogden ROOD.

Work


Categorie and medium


Painting : Oil - Oil/paper
Print-Multiple : Lithograph - Woodcut
Drawing-Watercolor : Charcoal - Pencil

Subject

illustration
landscape
portrait
urbanism

Movements and styles

French Impressionism
Post-Impressionism
Pointillism

Works

Pont Neuf
Date of creation : 1919
Medium : Oil/canvas
 
Notre Dame
Date of creation : 1900
Medium : Oil/canvas
Size : 81 x 61 cm
 
La remontée des mineurs d'après Constantin Meunier
Medium : Charcoal
Size : 30 x 22 cm
 

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

2000

Maximilien Luce
Galerie Michel Estades – Lyon, France
11/16/2000 – 12/09/2000

1997

Maximilien Luce : the evolution of a post-impressionist
Pacewildenstein – New York NY, United States
05/1997 – 06/1997

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2000

Salon de Mars
Palexpo – Geneva GE, Switzerland
03/31/2000 – 04/09/2000
Represented by : Galerie Larock-Granoff – 13 Quai de Conti – Paris, France

1887

Salon des Artistes Indépendants
Paris, France
1887

Bibliography (Selected)


On the artist


Catalogues raisonnés

1986

Maximilien Luce : catalogue raisonné de l’oeuvre peint
Author: Bouin-Luce Jean
1986
ISBN : 2906112003


Dictionaries

1999

Dictionnaire Critique et Documentaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs
Publisher: Editions Gründ – 60, rue Mazarine – Paris, France
Author: Bénézit Emmanuel – Paris, France
Director of publication: Busse Jacques – Paris, France
1999
ISBN : 2700030109


Dictionaries on CD-Rom

2000

AKL – Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon, World Biographical Dictionary of Artists
Publisher: K.G. Saur Verlag GmbH & Co. KG – Munich, Germany
2000
ISBN : 3-598-40426-3


Monographies

Maximilien Luce
Publisher: Bibliothèque des Arts – Paris, France
Author: Cazeau Philippe
ISBN : 2850470317

Legals

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