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stamped Raoul Dufy (lower left)
gouache, watercolour, brush and ink on paper
34.7 by 48.6cm., 13 3/4 by 19 1/8 in.
Executed circa 1942.
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.
Madame Raoul Dufy, Paris (the artist's wife)
Galerie Motte, Geneva (acquired by 1961)
Sale: Tajan, Paris, 29th April 1995, lot 17
Private Collection (purchased at the above sale; sale: Christie's, London, 8th February 2007, lot 714)
Purchased at the above sale by the present owner