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Jean Dufy (French, 1888-1964) Clowns musiciens

Auction:
2507
Lot:
526
Sold for:
$24,885$21,000

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

Description:

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

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Jean Dufy, Jacques Bailly, Paris, Arthur Lenars

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