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.
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.