21 June 2012
Raoul Dufy (1877-1953)
Nu dans l'atelier de Vence
signed, dated and inscribed 'à Moune avec toute mon amitié Raoul Dufy 1945' (lower right)
gouache and watercolour on paper
19½ x 25½ in. (49.5 x 64.7 cm.)
Executed in 1945
Valentine Gallery, New York.
Lucienne & Maurice Newton, by whom acquired from the above in 1947; sale, Sotheby's, New York, 7 May 2003, lot 370.
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. II. Paris, 1982, no. 1786 (illustrated p. 264).
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