17 November 2016
PROPERTY FROM THE BLAIR FAMILY COLLECTION
Raoul Dufy (1877-1953)
La relève de la garde à Saint-James
signed and dedicated 'Raoul Dufy à Bignou' (lower left)
gouache, pen and black ink and pencil on paper
13 x 18 7/8 in. (33 x 48 cm.)
Executed in 1933
Etienne Bignou, Paris (gift from the artist).
Acquired by the family of the late owner, circa 1955.
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Fanny Guillon-Laffaille will include this work in the forthcoming supplement to her Raoul Dufy catalogue raisonné.
Please note the present lot was executed in 1933.
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