RAOUL DUFY | RÉCEPTION
100,000 - 150,000 GBP
Property from a Private Collection, Asia
1877 - 1953
signed Raoul Dufy (lower centre)
oil on panel
23 by 38.2cm., 9 by 15in.
Framed: 58.3 by 42cm., 23 by 16½in.
Painted in 1940.
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The panel is stable. Inspection under UV light reveals an uneven varnish and a few historic instances of retouching to the extreme edges. There are a few instances where the ground is exposed in keeping with the artist's process, demonstrated by the inscribed signature. There is some minor paint shrinkage in places, only visible upon close inspection. There is some minor frame abrasion to the left and lower edge of the panel. This work is in overall good condition.
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Nathan Cummings, Chicago (by 1977)
Sale: Christie's, London, 24th June 1991, lot 41
Private Collection (purchased at the above sale. Sold: Christie's, London, 21st June 2018, lot 413)
Purchased at the above sale by the present owner
Maurice Laffaille, Raoul Dufy, Catalogue raisonné de l'œuvre peint, vol. IV, no. 1562, illustrated p. 130 (with incorrect measurements)
New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1965