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Livre d'or de Marianne
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Raoul Dufy (1877-1953)\nLivre d'or de Marianne\nsigned, dated and inscribed 'à Georges Marianne, le Coeur, le Palais et le Ventre de Paris Raoul Dufy mai 1927' (upper centre)\ngouache and watercolour across two pages in a visitors' book\n12 x 17¼ in. (30.3 x 43.5 cm.); across two pages\nExecuted in May 1927
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notes

This work will be included in Fanny Guillon-Laffaille's forthcoming supplement to the catalogue raisonné des aquarelles, gouaches et pastels de Raoul Dufy currently in preparation.

This work was executed in the visitors' book of the restaurant Chez Marianne in Le Marais. Cocteau, Foujita, Charles Gesmar, Guy Arnoux and many others left signed and dedicated drawings. The book includes numerous dedications, poems and signatures dating from 1922 through to 1951 including Maurice Chevalier, Jules Massenet, Maurice Rostand, Abel Gance, Reynaldo Hahn, A. Honegger, Jules Romains, Prince Paul of Serbia, Sacha Guitry, Josephine Baker and Mistinguette.

title

Livre d'or de Marianne

medium

Gouache and watercolour across two pages in a visitors' book

signed

Signed, dated and inscribed 'à Georges Marianne, le Coeur, le Palais et le Ventre de Paris Raoul Dufy mai 1927' (upper centre)

creator

Raoul Dufy

keywords

Raoul Dufy , 20th Century, Paintings, oil, France, Modern, still life

department

IMPRESSIONIST & MODERN ART

dimensions

12 x 17¼ in. (30.3 x 43.5 cm.); across two pages

provenance

George Foundoulakis, and thence by descent to the previous owner.

Acquired by the present owner in 1988.


*Note that the price is not recalculated to the current value, but refers to the actual final price at the time the product was sold.

*Note that the price is not recalculated to the current value, but refers to the actual final price at the time the product was sold.


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