Lot 585
  • 585

Jean Dufy

Estimate
12,000 - 18,000 GBP
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Description

  • Jean Dufy
  • La passerelle des arts
  • signed Jean Dufy (towards lower right)
  • oil on canvas
  • 22 by 54cm., 8 5/8 by 21 1/4 in.

Provenance

Private Collection, Geneva (acquired by the 1980s)
Thence by descent to the present owner

Condition

The canvas is not lined. There is a layer of varnish preventing the UV light from fully penetrating. However, UV examination reveals no signs of retouching. This work is in good original condition. Colours: Fairly accurate in the printed catalogue.
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