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Raoul Dufy

La Fenêtre ouverte à Nice

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May 14, 02:15 PM GMT


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Sold by the Art Institute of Chicago

Raoul Dufy

1877 - 1953

La Fenêtre ouverte à Nice

Signed Raoul Dufy (lower right)

Oil on canvas

25 ¾ by 21 ¼ in. (65.3 by 54 cm)

Framed: 30 ½ by 26 ¼ in. (77.5 by 66.7 cm)

Painted in 1928.

Please visit for updated exhibition and literature references for this work.
Valentine Dudensing, New York, (acquired by 1930)
John Atkinson Dunbar, New York (acquired by 1936)
Valentine Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above on May 21, 1937 for the Joseph Winterbotham Collection

San Francisco Museum of Art, ed., Quarterly Bulletin, Series 2, Vol. 3, 1954, no. 1-2

Art Institute of Chicago, ed., Paintings in The Art Institute of Chicago: A Catalogue of the Picture Collection, Chicago, 1961, p. 132

Edward Barry, “A Legacy that Grows—Winterbotham Collection,” The Chicago Tribune, August 25, 1963, p. F4

Maurice Laffaille, Raoul Dufy, Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint, vol. III, Geneva, 1976, no. 1234, illustrated p. 256

A. James Speyer & Courtney Graham Donnell, Twentieth Century European Paintings, Chicago, 1980, no. 1F10, p. 41

Art Institute of Chicago, ed., The Joseph Winterbotham Collection: A Living Tradition, Chicago, 1986, p. 27 & illustrated p. 58

James N. Wood, Treasures of 19th and 20th Century Painting, Chicago, 1993, illustrated p. 231

Michael Boodro, “People are Talking about Art,” Vogue, April 1999, illustrated p. 232 

Chicago, The Arts Club of Chicago, Paintings by Raoul Dufy, 1930, no. 12

Lincoln, Nebraska Art Association, University of Nebraska, 56th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art, 1946, no. 161

Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, The Winterbotham Collection, 1947, n.n.

Chicago, Administration Building, Fifth Floor, University of Chicago, 1949 (on loan)

Chicago, Watson & Boaler, Art in Your Life, 1952, n.n.

San Francisco, San Francisco Museum of Art & Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Raoul Dufy, 1877–1953, 1954, no. 37

Des Moines, Des Moines Art Center, Communicating Art from Midwest Collections: American and European Painting and Sculpture, 1835–1955, 1955, no. 59

Purchase, Neuberger Museum, State University of New York & Houston, Contemporary Art Museum, The Window in Twentieth Century Art, 1986- 87, n.n.

Nagaoka, Japan, Niigata Prefectural Museum of Modern Art; Nagoya, Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art & Yokohama, Yokohama Museum of Art, Masterworks of Modern Art from The Art Institute of Chicago, 1994, no. 33

West Palm Beach, The Norton Museum of Art; Memphis, The Dixon Gallery and Gardens; New Orleans, New Orleans Museum of Art & traveling, Raoul Dufy: Last of the Fauves, 1999-2000, no. 43, illustrated in the catalogue

Madrid, Museo nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, Raoul Dufy, 2015, no. 80.