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    Sale 7703

    Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper

    5 February 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 104

    Raoul Dufy (1877-1953)

    La relève de la garde au palais de Saint James

    Price Realised  

    Raoul Dufy (1877-1953)
    La relève de la garde au palais de Saint James
    signed and inscribed 'St James Raoul Dufy' (lower centre)
    gouache and watercolour on paper
    19¾ x 25½ in. (50 x 65 cm.)
    Executed in 1937


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    Provenance

    Dr Roudinesco, Paris.
    Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner.


    Literature

    L'Amour de l'Art, Paris, 1953, p. 46.
    M. Brion, Raoul Dufy, Paintings and Watercolours, London, 1959 (illustrated pl. 60).
    F. Guillon-Laffaille, Raoul Dufy, Catalogue raisonné des aquarelles, gouaches et pastels, vol. I, Paris, 1981, no. 752 (illustrated p. 275).


    Exhibited

    Paris, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Raoul Dufy, 1877-1953, no. 118 (illustrated).
    Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, De Toulouse-Lautrec à Chagall,
    1956, no. 45.
    Paris, Galerie Bernheim-Jeune-Dauberville, Chefs-d'oeuvre de Raoul Dufy, 1959, no. 102 (illustrated on the poster exhibition).
    Cologne, Dom Galleri, Gemälde aus Pariser Privatbesitz (Bonnard bis de Stael), May 1962.