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Oaks and Blueberry Bushes

Georges Lacombe (French, 1868-1916)


By descent to the artist’s daughter, Sylvie Mora-Lacombe; {1} (Galerie Urban, Paris); acquired by W.J. Holliday [1895-1977] in 1960; {2} bequeathed to the Indianapolis Museum of Art in 1979 (79.258)

{1} As noted in Joëlle Ansieau, Georges Lacombe 1868-1916: catalogue raisonné, Paris 1998, cat. no. 96 (ill). Ansieau had sustained contact over many years with the artist’s two daughters: Sylvie [born 1898] and Nigelle [born 1900].
{2} As cited in Ellen Wardwell Lee, The Aura of neo-Impressionism: The W.J. Holliday Collection, Indianapolis, 1983, pp. 120-123 (ill.)

Object Information

artist
Georges Lacombe (French, 1868-1916)
creation date
1905
materials
oil on canvas
dimensions
21-1/4 x 28-1/2 in.
29 x 36 in. (framed)
mark descriptions
signed l.l.: [G & L design]
inscribed and signed on central vertical strectcher bar: No. 5 Chênes et myrtilles George Lacombe
accession number
79.258
credit line
The Holliday Collection
copyright
Public Domain
collection
European Painting and Sculpture 1800-1945