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    Sale 11793

    Impressionist & Modern Art Works on Paper

    23 June 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 156

    Raoul Dufy (1877-1953)

    Vierge et enfant dans le parc

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Raoul Dufy (1877-1953)
    Vierge et enfant dans le parc
    signed 'Raoul Dufy' (lower right)
    watercolour on paper
    19 3/4 x 26 in. (50 x 65.5 cm.)
    Executed in 1937


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    Provenance

    Mr & Mrs Sol Lesser, Los Angeles, by 1954.
    Galerie Marcel Bernheim, Paris, by 1981.
    Anonymous sale, Maître Marc Arthur Kohn, Geneva, 25 April 1983, lot 270.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE SWISS COLLECTION


    Literature

    F. Guillon-Laffaille, Raoul Dufy, Catalogue raisonné des aquarelles, gouaches et pastels, vol. I, Paris, 1981, no. 612, p. 222 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    San Francisco, Museum of Art, Raoul Dufy, May - July 1954, no. 145, p. 42; this exhibition later travelled to Los Angeles, County Museum.