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Raoul Dufy (French, 1877-1953) Le Quintette

Auction:
3010B
Lot:
422
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3010B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 19, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Raoul Dufy (French, 1877-1953)

Le Quintette
Inscribed "No. 8/fragment/non réduit" l.c., identified and dated "c. 1941" on a label from JPL Fine Art, London, affixed to the frame backing.
Pencil on tissue paper, 9 7/8 x 13 3/8 in. (25.0 x 34.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Hinged at upper and lower corners to back mat, tears at upper corners at hinges, pale stains l.r. and u.l., handling creases, minor toning, nicks and wear to edges of sheet.

Provenance: The estate of Elaine Sargent.

Literature: Fanny Guillon-Laffaille, Raoul Dufy. catalogue raisonné des dessins, Volume I (Paris: Marval, Galerie Fanny Guillon-Laffaille, 1991), cat. no. 665, illustrated p. 268.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Diagonnal tear at u.l. corner measuring 3/4 inch. Horitzontal tear at u.r. corner measuing 7/8 inch. The drawing remains tenuously connected to the upper hinges.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Elaine Sargent, Fanny Guillon-Laffaille, Cubism, Fauvism, Modern art, Modern painters, Raoul Dufy, School of Paris, London, Paris

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