4 November 2004
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF MRS. CHARLES W. ENGELHARD
Raoul Dufy (1877-1953)
L'entrée du port de New York
stamped with signature 'Raoul Dufy' (on the reverse)
gouache on paper
19 7/8 x 26 1/8 in. (55 x 66.2 cm.)
Painted in 1950
Estate of the artist.
Wildenstein & Co., New York.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Engelhard, Jr., New Jersey (acquired from the above, May 1962).
By descent from the above to the late owner.
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New York, Wildenstein & Co., Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings by Raoul Dufy, January-February 1962, no. 53 (titled Port de Washington).
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