Property from the Collection of John M. & Elly B. Beard
1888 - 1964
Signed Jean Dufy and dated 34 (lower right)
Watercolor on paper laid down on paper laid down on board
18¾ by 22¾ in. (47.6 by 57.7 cm)
Framed: 29⅝ by 32⅞ in. (75.2 by 83.3 cm)
Executed in 1934.
This work will be included in the forthcoming third volume of the catalogue raisonné being prepared by Jacques Bailly.
This work is in good condition. Executed on cream wove paper laid down on paper laid down on board. The upper, right, and lower edges are all deckled. There is a slight undulation to the sheet at lower left. There is a minor tear to the sheet at the lower left corner. There is a two inch tear parallel to the top edge at the upper right corner. There are extremely minor scattered stains. The colors and fresh and well preserved.
The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot provided by Sotheby's. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colours and shades which are different to the lot's actual colour and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation because Sotheby's is not a professional conservator or restorer but rather the condition report is a statement of opinion genuinely held by Sotheby's. For that reason, Sotheby's condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot.
Sale: Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, October 24, 1974, lot 351
Acquired at the above sale