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Marcel Dyf (French, 1899-1985) Ile dans le golfe du Morbihan

Auction:
3293B
Lot:
378
Sold for:
$11,685$9,500

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3293B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 27, 2019 12:00PM

Description:

Marcel Dyf (French, 1899-1985)

Ile dans le golfe du Morbihan
Signed "Dyf" l.r., with a label from Frost & Reed, London, affixed to the stretcher, with a copyright stamp applied to the reverse.
Oil on canvas, 24 x 28 3/4 in. (61.0 x 73.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Small tack holes near corners, small area of craquelure with lifting c.l., minor surface grime.

Provenance: Frost & Reed, London (ID no. 2780); through to the current private Massachusetts collection.

N.B. This work depicts the small island of Tascon in the Gulf of Morbihan, near Saint-Armel, France, at the southern end of Brittany. The painting is registered in the Marcel Dyf archives as HST SBD. We would like to thank Claudine Dyf for her kind assistance with cataloging this work.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

The craquelure is in the small area of dark paint just below the island, and the lifting measures approximately 5/8 of an inch horizontally. No further condition issues to report.

Framed dimensions: 32 1/2 x 37 3/4 in.


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