21 June 2012
Raoul Dufy (1877-1953)
Modèle de robe pour Paul Poiret
stamped with the artist's initials (lower right)
watercolour and brush and ink on paper
13¾ x 10 in. (35 x 25.5 cm.)
Executed circa 1917
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Paris, Galerie Fanny Guillon-Laffaille, Dufy, Poiret, Modèles, 1917-1919, September - November 1998, p. 26 (illustrated); this exhibition later travelled to London, Neffe-Degandt.
Fanny Guillon-Laffaille has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
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