Lot 8: RAOUL DUFY, (FRENCH, 1877-1953), "LE HAVRE"
December 6, 2016
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
Circa 1930, pencil signed and numbered 50/170. Color lithograph on thin laid paper.
sheet: 19 13/16 x 25 7/8 in. (50.3 x 65.7cm)
With pale time staining and the sheet gently toned. With faint traces of sufrace soiling and occasional soft handling creases, for example several at the center of the left and right sheet edges and adjacent areas. These are more visible when looking at reverse of the sheet than front of the sheet. Several soft handling creases running vertically upward from bottom margin and also with an approx. 2 inch diagonal soft crease at the upper right corner. With scattered foxing verso which shows through occasionally to the front and a few fox marks recto, for example in the area surrounding the larger cloud in the right of the sky. Otherwise in good condition. Hinged to the support in three places at the reverse of the upper sheet edge.
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