4 November 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 40,000
Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 40,000
Jean Dufy (1888-1964)
signed and titled 'Jean Dufy Le Havre' (lower right)
gouache and watercolor on paper
19 x 25 in. (48.3 x 63.5 cm.)
Painted circa 1955
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
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Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, New York, 12 May 1994, lot 436.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
J. Bailly, Jean Dufy, Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre, Paris, 2002, vol. I, p. 118, no. J.37 (illustrated in color).
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