London, South Kensington
1 April 2008
Marcel Dyf (1899-1985)
Claudine au lever
signed 'Dyf' (lower right)
oil on canvas
22 x 18½in. (55.8 x 47cm.)
Painted in 1955
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This work was painted in the artist's atelier at Bois d'Arcy.
The authenticity of this work has kindly been confirmed by Mrs Claudine Dyf.
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The estimate for this work is GBP4,000-6,000 not as stated in the catalogue.
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