Lot 432
  • 432

JEAN DUFY | Baie de Lisbonne

Estimate
50,000 - 70,000 USD
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Description

  • Jean Dufy
  • Baie de Lisbonne
  • Signed Jean Dufy and inscribed Lisboa (toward lower right)
  • Oil on canvas
  • 19¬†5/8¬† by 24 in.
  • 49.9 by 61 cm
  • Painted in Lisbon circa 1959-60.

Provenance

Theodore Kramer, United States
Marble Arch Gallery, New York
Alexander Kahan Fine Arts, New York
Acquired from the above on April 20, 2006

Exhibited

New York, Marble Arch Gallery, Jean Dufy First Memorial Show, 1964, n.n.

Literature

Jacques Bailly, Catalogue raisonn√© l'oeuvre de Jean Dufy, vol. I, Paris, 2002, no. B 729, illustrated in color p. 360

Condition

The canvas is not lined. There are fine lines of hairline craquelure scattered throughout. There is frame abrasion to all four edges. The canvas has a slight undulation in the upper right corner. Under UV light: There are strokes of inpainting along all four edges to address the aforementioned frame abrasion. The work is in good condition.
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