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lower left: Cowes 1934 / Raoul Dufy

Provenance

Estate of the artist [d. 1953], Paris;[1] (Wildenstein & Co., Inc., London and New York); sold 3 December 1962 to Mrs. Ailsa Mellon Bruce [1901-1969], New York;[2] bequest 1970 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1952
Raoul Dufy, Musée d'Art et d'Histoire, Geneva, 1952, no. 22, as Cowes. Les Régates.
1953
Raoul Dufy, Musée d'Art Moderne, Paris, 1953, no. 73.
1954
Raoul Dufy, Tate Gallery, London, 1954, no. 41, repro.
1955
Le Mouvement dans l'Art Contemporain, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, 1955, no. 41.
1955
Raoul Dufy, Stedelikj Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven, 1955, no. 49.
1957
Dufy, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Lyon, 1957, no. 54, repro.
1961
Raoul Dufy, Wildenstein & Co., Inc., London, 1961, no. 14.
1962
Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings by Raoul Dufy, Wildenstein & Co., Inc., New York, 1962, no. 18.
1983
Raoul Dufy, Hayward Gallery, London, 1983-1984, no. 106.
1996
Obras Maestras de la National Gallery of Art de Washington, Museo Nacional de Antropología, Mexico City, 1996-1997, unnumbered catalogue, 182-183, color repro.
1999
Extended loan for use by Secretary William M. Daley, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, D.C., 1999-2000.
2000
Extended loan for use by Secretary Norman Y. Mineta, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, D.C., 2000-2001.
2005
La mar de arte. Una travesia por la historia de la navegació a vela (Art Galore. An exploration into the History of Sailing), IVAM, Valencia, 2005-2006, unnumbered catalogue.
2014
Matisse and Friends: Selected Masterworks from the National Gallery of Art, Denver Art Museum, 2014-2015, no catalogue.
Bibliography
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 114, repro.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 590, no. 914, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 139, repro.