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JEAN DUPAS (1882-1964)
JEAN DUPAS (1882-1964)

A STUDY FOR 'LES PERRUCHES', 1922

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JEAN DUPAS (1882-1964)

A STUDY FOR 'LES PERRUCHES', 1922
oil on canvas, with silvered-wood frame
sight size: 16½ in. (42 cm.) square
signed Jean Dupas 1922

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cf. For images of Jean Dupas' final painting of Les Perruches please see:
Art et Décoration, July 1925, p. 118 for an illustration of the painting in situ in the Hôtel du Collectionneur pavilion at the Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes, Paris, 1925;
M. Dufrêne, Ensembles Mobilier Exposition, 2ième série, 1925, pl. 121 for an image in situ;
M. Battersby, The Decorative Twenties, New York, 1969, p. 33, fig 30 for an illustration in situ, p. 48, fig 44 and cover;
F. Camard, Ruhlmann: Master of Art Deco, Paris, 1984, p. 92 for an illustration in situ;
Y. Brunhammer and S. Tise, French Decorative Art, Paris, 1990, p. 113 for an illustration in situ;
P. Lucie-Smith, Art Deco Painting, 1990, p. 6, pl. 1;
E. Bréon and R. Pepall, Ruhlmann: Genius of Art Deco, exhibition catalogue, Musée des Années Trente, The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Paris, 2004, p. 46 for an illustration in situ and p. 99.

This work will be included in the Jean Dupas catalogue raisonné currently being prepared by Romain Lefebvre.

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