Lot 493
  • 493

Jean Dufy

Estimate
20,000 - 30,000 GBP
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Description

  • Jean Dufy
  • Place de l'Abbaye à Preuilly-sur-Claise
  • signed Jean Dufy  (lower centre)
  • oil on canvas
  • 38.2 by 45.8cm., 15 by 18in.

Provenance

Wally Findlay Galleries, New York
Private Collection, New York

Literature

Jacques Bailly, Jean Dufy, Catalogue raisonné de l'œuvre, Paris, 2010, vol. I, no. B.179, illustrated in colour p. 163

Condition

The canvas is not lined and there do not appear to be any traces of retouching visible under UV light. There is some frame rubbing with minor paint loss along the left and right extreme edges. There are some fine lines of stable craquelure predominantly to some parts of the sky. There is a vertical hairline indentation along the upper right corner. This work is in overall very good condition.
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