Property from a Private Southern Collection
1888 - 1964
FEMME À LA COUTURE
Signed Jean Dufy (lower left)
Gouache and watercolor on paper
20¼ by 16 in. (51.4 by 40.6 cm)
Framed: 30¾ by 27⅛ in. (78.1 by 68.9 cm)
This work will be included in the forthcoming third volume of the catalogue raisonné being prepared by Jacques Bailly.
Private Collection, Los Angeles
Sale: Heritage Auctions, Dallas, May 22, 2013, lot 72010
Acquired at the above sale
This work is in very good condition. Executed on cream laid paper. The sheet has been hinged to a mat at multiple places of its verso. The sheet is slightly time struck. There are minor spots of staining throughout the sheet. There is a slight undulation to she sheet. The pigments are well-preserved.
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