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Raoul Dufy

Vase, 1925

Blue, white and red enameled ceramic.
10 1/5 × 8 3/10 in
25.9 × 21.1 cm
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Thomas Fritsch-ARTRIUM
Paris
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Red inside. Decor of bathers incised.
Base diameter : 4,7 inches

Red inside. Decor of bathers incised.
Base diameter : 4,7 inches

Signature
Signed Raoul Dufy in blue and monogrammed LLA in green.
Raoul Dufy
French, 1877–1953
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Fauvist painter, draftsman, and printmaker Raoul Dufy inspired a wide range of fine and decorative artists with his playful style and appealing subject matter. Dufy drew inspiration from Impressionists Camille Pissarro and Claude Monet and closely studied the works of Paul Cézanne and Henri Matisse. He typically painted leisure scenes, seascapes (often of the French Riviera), and domestic interiors, as in Artist’s Studio in Vence, a vibrant red scene recalling Matisse’s own rendition of the same subject. After 1920, Dufy engaged more closely with the work of Cézanne and Pablo Picasso, flattening and deconstructing his compositions and creating portraits in the African-mask inflected manner typical of Picasso’s own Cubist work, as in Little Bather at Ste. Adress (1932-33). Also a commercial illustrator, Dufy’s works were included in books by writers Guillaume Apollinaire and Stéphane Mallarmé.

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Thomas Fritsch-ARTRIUM
Paris
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Red inside. Decor of bathers incised.
Base diameter : 4,7 inches

Red inside. Decor of bathers incised.
Base diameter : 4,7 inches

Signature
Signed Raoul Dufy in blue and monogrammed LLA in green.
Raoul Dufy
French, 1877–1953
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Fauvist painter, draftsman, and printmaker Raoul Dufy inspired a wide range of fine and decorative artists with his playful style and appealing subject matter. Dufy drew inspiration from Impressionists Camille Pissarro and Claude Monet and closely studied the works of Paul Cézanne and Henri Matisse. He typically painted leisure scenes, seascapes (often of the French Riviera), and domestic interiors, as in Artist’s Studio in Vence, a vibrant red scene recalling Matisse’s own rendition of the same subject. After 1920, Dufy engaged more closely with the work of Cézanne and Pablo Picasso, flattening and deconstructing his compositions and creating portraits in the African-mask inflected manner typical of Picasso’s own Cubist work, as in Little Bather at Ste. Adress (1932-33). Also a commercial illustrator, Dufy’s works were included in books by writers Guillaume Apollinaire and Stéphane Mallarmé.

Raoul Dufy

Vase, 1925

Blue, white and red enameled ceramic.
10 1/5 × 8 3/10 in
25.9 × 21.1 cm
Unique
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