10 May 2001
Raoul Dufy (1877-1953)
La naissance de Vénus
signed 'Raoul Dufy' (on the reverse)
oil on panel
9½ x 16 1/8 in. (24.2 x 41 cm.)
Painted circa 1938
Anon. sale, Galerie Motte, Geneva, 27 September 1958, lot 244.
Alex, Reid & Lefevre, Ltd. (The Lefevre Galleries), London.
Galerie Roman, Paris.
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, New York, 2 May 1996, lot 167.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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M. Laffaille, Raoul Dufy, Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint, Geneva, 1977, vol. IV, p. 171, no. 1611 (illustrated).
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