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RAOUL DUFY (1877-1953)
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RAOUL DUFY (1877-1953)

Londres, le Parlement

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RAOUL DUFY (1877-1953)
Londres, le Parlement
signed, dated and inscribed 'Raoul Dufy London 1930' (lower right)
gouache and watercolour on paper
19 7/8 x 26 in. (50 x 66 cm.)
Executed in London in 1930
Provenance
Galerie Bignou, Paris.
The Lefevre Gallery (Alex Reid & Lefevre, Ltd.), London.
Peter Matthews, London.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 7 April 1976, lot 139.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 5 April 1978, lot 149.
Acquired at the above sale and thence by descent to the present owner.
Literature
L'Atlantique, May 1931 (illustrated).
M. Brion, Raoul Dufy, Paintings and Watercolours, London, 1958, p.110 (illustrated pl. 45).
F. Guillon-Laffaille, Raoul Dufy, Catalogue raisonné des aquarelles, gouaches et pastels, vol. I, Paris, 1981, no. 737, p. 270 (illustrated).
Exhibited
New York, Perls Galleries, Modern French Paintings, April - May 1946, no. 12 (illustrated; titled 'Westminster Abbey, Londres').

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