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Raoul Dufy (French, 1877-1953) Nu de Dos

Auction:
3019T
Lot:
1168
Sold for:
$400$325

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Auction:
Discovery - 3019T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
July 13, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Raoul Dufy (French, 1877-1953)

Nu de Dos
. Atelier stamp l.r., inscribed "Etude pour La Source de Jours/(Bordas, 1948) Page 19" on the reverse, numbered "806" in a circle and with a collector's stamp in the l.r. corner, identified and dated "1948" on a label from Neffe-Degandt affixed to the frame backing. Ink on paper, 11 7/8 x 8 1/4 in., framed. Condition: Toning, subtle handling creases, small nicks and wear to the edges of the sheet, small bit of white tape to l.l. corner of the recto, hinged to back mat in two places along the top of the reverse.

Provenance: The estate of Elaine Sargent.

N.B. The inscription on the reverse references a book of poetry, La source des jours, by Gaston Massat, illustrated with a lithograph and seven original drawings by Raoul Dufy.
Estimate $500-700


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Keywords

Elaine Sargent, Gaston Massat, Cubism, Fauvism, Modern art, Raoul Dufy, School of Paris

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