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Maurice Denis
SAINT-GUIREC (LEVER DE LUNE)
Estimate
35,00050,000
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373
Maurice Denis
SAINT-GUIREC (LEVER DE LUNE)
Estimate
35,00050,000
JUMP TO LOT

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Maurice Denis
1870 - 1943
SAINT-GUIREC (LEVER DE LUNE)
signed MAVD. and dated 15 (lower right)
oil on board
49.5 by 74.5cm., 19 1/2 by 29 1/4 in.
Painted in 1915.
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The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Claire Denis.

Provenance

Mr. Fenaille, France (acquired in 1915)
Sale: Chambelland, Paris, 6th July 1999, lot 133
Purchased at the above sale by the present owner

Catalogue Note

The present work represents Saint Guirec blessing his disciples in front of the Port of Perros-Guirec in Northern Brittany. The bearded gentleman portrayed on the extreme left of the work is likely a depiction of the painter, Denis himself, or indeed his friend, the painter Albert Clovant.

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