4 November 2009
Raoul Dufy (1877-1953)
Le concert mexicain
signed and dedicated 'Raoul Dufy à son Excellence Ilhawiy Hussein Pacha' (lower center)
gouache and watercolor on paper
19¾ x 26 in. (50.2 x 66 cm.)
Painted in 1951
Ilhawiy Hussein Pacha (gift from the artist).
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, London, 30 March 1988, lot 396.
Anon. (acquired at the above sale); sale, Sotheby's, New York, 4 May 2006, lot 433.
Anon. (acquired at the above sale); sale, Christie's, London, 19 June 2007, lot 249.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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