Property from a Private Southern Collection
1888 - 1964
NATURE MORTE AU BOUQUET DE ROSES
Signed Jean Dufy and dated 28 (lower left)
Oil on canvas
16¼ by 13⅛ in. (41.2 by 33.3 cm)
Framed: 23¾ by 20¼ in. (60.3 by 51.4 cm)
Painted in 1928.
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. The canvas has been lined with a wax lining. The colors are fresh and the impasto is well preserved. There is some thin stable craqeulure throughout the composition. Some frame abrasion along all four edges. Small dent to the lower left corner. Under UV light: inpainting along all four edges to address aforementioned frame abrasion.
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Private Collection, Paris
Sale: Parke-Bernet Galleries Inc., New York, October 22, 1952, lot 65
Private Collection, New York (acquired at the above sale)
Private Collection, New York (by descent from the above and sold: Sotheby's, New York, October 9, 2013, lot 37)
Acquired at the above sale