This is a fantastic floral painting from the time of Dufy, and just like a Dufy!
(artwork was rolled and did not lay perfecltly flat for the pics, but is straight in real)
A gouache (a thicker kind of watercolor) with some streaks like pastel, but I believe this is an artistic trick and the gouache has been made to look like it was swiftly drawn with a crayon.
The piece is fairly large, from the 1930s, and has incredible Art Moderne style.
It is fresh, with a seductive palette of rainbow colors: red, purple, blue bright green, yellow and orange
The ceramic pot with its streamlined motifs and the geometric line below for the finishing touch is just pefect
The only flaw to this small masterpiece is the uneven aging of the paper, which was not white originally anyway, but already a kind of light tan. This is blending very well with the floral, and actually gives it character.
A superb exampe of early XXth Century Art that will bring elegance and prestiuge to any decor!
CONDITION: In good condition.
Mini tear towards the upper right corner.
MEASUREMENTS: Length: 17 1/8" . Width: 11 3/4".
( 43.5 cm) by ( 30 cm )
Will be shipped "REGISTERED" from Paris including online tracking for the US and most countries, insurance, and signature at delivery.
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