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The Collection of Jay I. Kislak: Sold to Benefit the Kislak Family Foundation
1877 - 1953
signed R. Dufy (lower right)
oil on canvas
21⅜ by 25¾ in.
54.3 by 65.4 cm.
Executed in Les Martigues circa 1906-1907.
The canvas is lined. The edges are taped. The colors are bright and fresh, and the surface is richly textured. There are two very fine networks of craquelure in the thick green impasto just above the two large boats at lower left and lower center. Minor pigment shrinkage in the center right green pigment. Under UV light: no inpainting is apparent. This work is in overall very good condition. Framed dimensions: 33 1/8 by 37 1/4 in. (84.1 by 94.6 cm)
The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.
Estate of the artist
Henri Gaffié, Beaulieu-sur-Mer
David Ramus Fine Art, Atlanta
Private Collection (acquired from the above)
Christie's New York, 7 November 2001, lot 190
Acquired from the above by the present owner