24 June 2004
Raoul Dufy (1877 - 1953)
signed and dated 'Raoul Dufy 1941' (lower right)
gouache and watercolour on paper
19¾ x 25 7/8 in. (50.1 x 65.8 cm.)
Executed in 1941
Acquired in the early 1940s by the family of the present owners.
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F. Guillon-Laffaille, Raoul Dufy, Catalogue raisonné des aquarelles, gouaches et pastels, 1982, vol. II, no. 1292 (illustrated p. 87).
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