5 May 2004
PROPERTY OF A LADY
Raoul Dufy (1877-1953)
La fenêtre ouverte, sur La Madeleine
signed 'Raoul Dufy' (lower left)
watercolor and gouache over pencil on paper
26 x 19¾ in. (66 x 50.2 cm.)
Painted in 1925
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, New York, 13 November 1997, lot 497.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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