View full screen - View 1 of Lot 58. RAOUL DUFY | D'APRÈS CONSTANTIN GUYS.


Property from a Private Collection, Asia



Property from a Private Collection, Asia


1877 - 1953


signed Raoul Dufy (lower right) and inscribed Constantin Guys (lower left)

oil on canvas

38.4 by 46.4cm., 15⅛ by 18¼in.

Framed: 49.3 by 58cm., 19½ by 22¾in.

Painted circa 1935. 

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The canvas is not lined and there do not appear to be any signs of retouching visible under UV light. There are some fine lines of stable craquelure visible throughout the composition. There is a fleck of pigment loss to the extreme lower right corner. This work is in overall good condition.

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Nathan Cummings, Chicago

Robert B. and Beatrice C. Mayer Family Collection (acquired from the above in 1951. Sold: Christie's, New York, 14th May 2019, lot 337)

Purchased at the above sale by the present owner

Maurice Laffaille, Raoul Dufy, Catalogue raisonné de l'œuvre peint, Geneva, 1977, vol. IV, no. 1614, illustrated p. 174 (with incorrect dimensions)

San Francisco Museum of Art and Los Angeles County Museum, Raoul Dufy, 1954, no. 52 (dated circa 1934 and titled The Frigate (after Constantin Guys))

New London, Connecticut, The Lyman Allyn Art Museum, Paintings and Sculpture from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Cummings, 1968