Bouquet des roses
Property from a New York Private Collection
1877 - 1953
Bouquet des roses
Signed Raoul Dufy and dated 1941 (lower left)
Gouache and watercolor on paper
19¼ by 25⅜ in. (49 by 64.5 cm)
Framed: 29⅛ by 35⅜ in. (74 by 89.9 cm)
Executed in 1941.
Fanny Guillon-Laffaille has kindly confirmed the authenticity of this work which will be included in her forthcoming supplement to the catalogue raisonné of Watercolors, Gouaches and Pastels currently in preparation.
This work is in very good condition. Executed on cream wove paper. Hinged in three places along the upper edge of the verso to a window mat. The medium is bright and fresh. Very minor foxing in the lower left corner. Discoloration along the edges from the mat, which is not visible when framed.
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Upper Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above in the 1990s