7 May 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 23,750
Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000
Jean Dufy (1888-1964)
Place de la Concorde
signed and dated 'Jean Dufy 24' (lower right)
gouache and watercolor on paper
17 x 22 in. (43.2 x 55.9 cm.)
Painted in 1924
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Jacques Bailly will include this work in a forthcoming volume of his Jean Dufy catalogue raisonné.
Private collection, France.
Please note that the image for this lot is labeled incorrectly in the catalogue as lot 156. The estimate and cataloguing are correct.
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