22 June 2005
Raoul Dufy (1877-1953)
Le chef d'orchestre
signed 'Raoul Dufy' (lower right)
oil on canvas
28¾ x 36 1/8 in. (73.2 x 91.7 cm.)
Painted in 1932
Anonymous sale, Galerie Charpentier, Paris, 11 December 1958, lot 169. Alex Maguy, Paris, and thence by descent to the present owner.
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M. Lafaille, Raoul Dufy, Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint, vol. IV, Geneva, 1976, no. 1411 (illustrated p. 26).
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