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Dusk at La Baie des Anges, Nice

Artist:
Raoul Dufy (French, Le Havre 1877–1953 Forcalquier)
Date:
ca. 1927
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
15 × 18 1/8 in. (38.1 × 46 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Miss Adelaide Milton de Groot (1876-1967), 1967
Accession Number:
67.187.67
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2017 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
Inscription: Signed (bottom center): Raoul Dufy
[Bernheim-Jeune, Paris, 1927; stock no. 24,927; purchased on May 3, 1927 from the artist; sold on May 13, 1927]; [Valentine Gallery, New York, until 1934; stock no. 423, sold on June 1, 1934, for $600, to de Groot]; Adelaide Milton de Groot, New York (1934–d. 1967; on extended loan to MMA, 1936–42; on extended loan to the Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, Mass., 1942–56; on extended loan to MMA, 1956–67; her bequest to MMA)

New York. Valentine Gallery. "Recent Works by Raoul Dufy," November 14–December 7, 1929, no. 13 (as "Promenade des anglais, Nice") [possibly this picture].

New York. Perls Galleries. "Masterpieces from the Collection of Adelaide Milton de Groot," April 14–May 3, 1958, no. 18 (as "Vue de Nice").

Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts. "Masterpieces from the Adelaide Milton de Groot Collection," December 2, 1958–March 1, 1959, no. 11 (as "View of Nice," 1929).

National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto. "Inventive Clothes, 1909–1939," March 25–May 25, 1975, not in catalogue.

Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art. "Landscape Painting in the East and West," April 19–June 1, 1986, no. 37 (as "Nice, La Baie des Anges").

Kobe City Museum. "Landscape Painting in the East and West," June 7–July 13, 1986, no. 37.

Yokohama Museum of Art. "Treasures from The Metropolitan Museum of Art: French Art from the Middle Ages to the Twentieth Century," March 25–June 4, 1989, no. 156 (as "Nice, La Baie des Anges").

Martigny. Fondation Pierre Gianadda. "Raoul Dufy: Séries et séries noires," January 24–June 1, 1997, no. 82 (as "Nice, la promenade des Anglais aux deux palmiers," 1925).

Portland, Me. Portland Museum of Art. "Impressions of the Riviera: Monet, Renoir, Matisse and their Contemporaries," June 25–October 18, 1998, no. 20 (as "Nice, La Baie des Anges [Nice, the Bay of Angels]").

West Palm Beach, Fla. Norton Museum of Art. "Raoul Dufy: Last of the Fauves," March 27–June 6, 1999, no. 31 (as "La Baie des Anges, Nice").

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Painters in Paris: 1895–1950," March 8–December 31, 2000, extended to January 14, 2001, unnumbered cat. (p. 50).

Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art. "Picasso and the School of Paris: Paintings from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York," September 14–November 24, 2002, no. 58.

Tokyo. Bunkamura Museum of Art. "Picasso and the School of Paris: Paintings from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York," December 7, 2002–March 9, 2003, no. 58.

Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris. "Raoul Dufy, le plaisir," October 17, 2008–January 11, 2009, no. 86 (as "La Baie des Anges, Nice").

Maurice Laffaille. Raoul Dufy: Catalogue raisonné de l'œuvre peint. Vol. 2, Geneva, 1973, pp. 16, 396, no. 426, ill., calls it "Nice, la promenade des anglais aux deux palmiers".

Lisa Messinger in Landscape Painting in the East and West. Exh. cat., Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art. [Shizuoka–ken], 1986, pp. 97, 293, 359, no. 37, ill. (color), dates it 1927.

Lisa M. Messinger in Treasures from The Metropolitan Museum of Art: French Art from the Middle Ages to the Twentieth Century. Exh. cat., Yokohama Museum of Art. [Tokyo], 1989, p. 194, no. 156, ill. (color).

Kate Farrell. Art and Nature: An Illustrated Anthology of Nature Poetry. New York, 1992, ill. p. 36 (color), calls it "Nice, La Baie des Anges".

Kenneth E. Silver in Impressions of the Riviera: Monet, Renoir, Matisse and their Contemporaries. Exh. cat., Portland Museum of Art. Portland, Me., 1998, pp. 39–40, 77, no. 20, fig. 32 (color).

Elisa Turner. "Raoul Dufy: Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach." Art News 98 (Summer 1999), ill. p. 160 (color).

David F. Setford. Raoul Dufy: Last of the Fauves. Exh. cat., Norton Museum of Art. West Palm Beach, Fla., 1999, pp. 24, 83, no. 31, ill. p 43 (color).

Fanny Guillon-Laffaille in David F. Setford. Raoul Dufy: Last of the Fauves. Exh. cat., Norton Museum of Art. West Palm Beach, 1999, p. 7.

Didier Schulmann in Promenade(S) des Anglais. Exh. cat., Ville de Nice. Paris, 2015, ill. p. 238 (color), calls it "Nice, la Promenade des Anglais aux deux palmiers" and dates it 1925.



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