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

STUDY FOR LA GLOIRE DE BORDEAUX, CIRCA 1938

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JEAN DUPAS (1882-1964)
STUDY FOR LA GLOIRE DE BORDEAUX, CIRCA 1938
for the La Gloire de Bordeaux fresco in the Bourse de Travail, Bordeaux, charcoal and graphite on paper, with original silvered wood frame designed by Jean Dupas
21½ x 40 in. (54.6 x 101.6 cm.) sight size
signed Jean Dupas
Provenance
Barry Friedman, New York.

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Lot Essay

cf. Exhibition catalogue, Bordeaux Art Deco, Musée des Arts Décoratifs de la Ville de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, 1979, pl. no. 39 for an image of the complete oil on canvas maquette for the fresco at the Bourse du Travail. This study is for the lounging female nude in the lower right quadrant;
R. Coustet, Bordeaux et l'Aquitaine 1920-1940, Urbanisme et Architecture, exhibition catalogue, Bourse du Travail, Paris, 1988, pp. 150-157;
R. Coustet, 'La Gloire de Bordeaux', Revue Archéologique de Bordeaux, Paris, 1989, pp. 99-112.

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

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