7 May 2009
Jean Dufy (1888-1964)
La Seine au pont du carrousel
signed 'Jean Dufy' (lower left)
oil on canvas
13 x 16 1/8 in. (33 x 41 cm.)
Findlay Galleries, Chicago.
Private collection, Chicago (acquired from the above, July 1962); sale, Sotheby's, New York, 3 November 2005, lot 244.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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