05-21-2010 05-21-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2507 Boston
May 21, 2010 12:00PMCalender

Jean Dufy (French, 1888-1964) Clowns musiciens

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2507 Location: Boston Date / Time: May 21, 2010 12:00PM


Jean Dufy (French, 1888-1964)

Clowns musiciens, c. 1950-1952
Signed "Jean Dufy" l.r., inscribed "No. 18597-3" on a stamp from Hammer Galleries,
New York, and with a label from Arthur Lenars & Cie, Paris, on the reverse.
Oil on canvas, 14 x 10 3/4 in. (35.6 x 27.3 cm), framed.
Condition: Good.

Provenance: By family descent c. 1984.

N.B. We wish to thank Jacques Bailly for kindly confirming the authenticity of the lot. The work will be included in his forthcoming catalogue raisonné on the artist, and a photo-certificate (No. 4127) accompanies the lot.
Estimate $10,000-15,000


Jean Dufy, Jacques Bailly, Paris, Arthur Lenars