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An image of The Book of Peace by Edgard Maxence

Edgard Maxence

(France 17 Sep 1871 – 1954)

Title
The Book of Peace
Other titles:
The book of serenity
Alternative title:
Le Livre de Paix
Year
1913
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on wood panel
Dimensions

160.3 x 104.7 cm board; 192.5 x 133.6 x 12.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1913
Accession number
782
Copyright
© Edgard Maxence/ADAGP. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney
Location
19th & 20th c European art
Provenance (1)

Paris Salon, Paris/France, Purchased by the AGNSW from the Paris Salon 1913

Bibliography (3)

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales handbook, 'European', pg. 36-56, Sydney, 1988, 41.

Paris Salon, 1913 Catalogue illustré du Salon, Paris, 1913, 9 (illus.). cat.no. 1236

Anna Waldmann, Salon and Academie: the charm of tradition, Sydney, 1984, cover (colour illus.), (illus.). no catalogue numbers

Exhibition history (2)

Paris Salon, 1913, Paris Salon, Paris, 1913–1913

Salon and Academie: the charm of tradition, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 15 Nov 1984–May 1985