• Impressionist/Modern Works on  auction at Christies

    Sale 2312

    Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper Featuring Property from the Collection of Mrs Sidney F. Brody

    5 May 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 274

    Raoul Dufy (1877-1953)

    Tucson Rodeo

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    Raoul Dufy (1877-1953)
    Tucson Rodeo
    signed, inscribed and dated 'Raoul Dufy Tucson 1951' (lower center)
    gouache and watercolor on paper laid down on paper
    19¾ x 26 1/8 in. (50.2 x 66.4 cm.)
    Painted in Tucson, 1951


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    Provenance

    Galerie Louis Carré & Cie., Paris.
    JPL Fine Arts, London (1987).
    Private collection (acquired from the above).
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the correct medium:
    gouache and watercolor on paper laid down on paper


    Literature

    P. Courthion, "Mes conversations avec Raoul Dufy," Preuves, May 1953, pp. 18-24.
    F. Guillon-Laffaille, Raoul Dufy, Catalogue raisonné des aquarelles, gouaches et pastels, Paris, 1982, vol. II, p. 238, no. 1723 (illustrated).