9 November 2000
Raoul Dufy (1877-1953)
Carnaval à Perpignan
stamped with signature 'Raoul Dufy' (lower left) and inscribed 'masque blanc châle bleu foncé robe noire' (lower right)
gouache, watercolor and pencil on paper
19¾ x 26 in. (50.2 x 66 cm.)
Painted in 1947
Estate of the artist.
Theo Waddington, London and New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1981.
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F. Guillon-Laffaille, Raoul Dufy, Catalogue raisonné des aquarelles, gouaches et pastels, Paris, 1981, vol. I, p. 159, no. 438 (illustrated).
A photo-certificate from Fanny Guillon-Laffaille dated Paris, 19 June 2000 accompanies this gouache.
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