8 February 2012
Raoul Dufy (1877-1953)
signed, dated and inscribed 'Londres 1929 Raoul Dufy' (lower centre)
watercolour and pencil on paper
20 x 26 in. (50.8 x 66.2 cm. )
Executed in London in 1929
Galerie Louis Carré, Paris.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 16 October 1991, lot 36.
Private collection, England, by whom acquired at the above sale; Christie's, London, 24 June 2004, lot 353.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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F. Guillon-Laffaille, Raoul Dufy, Catalogue raisonné des aquarelles, gouaches et pastels, vol. I, Paris, 1981, no. 719 (illustrated p. 264).
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