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Jean Dufyartist • painter • watercolourist • draughtsmanLe Havre (Frankrijk)1888-1964 Boussay (Frankrijk)

biography of Jean Dufy

Jean Dufy, 11 years younger than the French Fauvist Raoul Dufy (1877-1953), followed his brother from Le Havre to Paris to become a painter. Although Raoul would become best known to the general public, there was a close bond between the two artists and there are strikingly many similarities in their work: both were versatile and had a preference for themes such as the sea, harbors, their studio and mundane life Paris and Nice, which they designed in a distinctly colorful palette. Jean Dufy liked to be in circles of musicians and circus and theater performers, whom he frequently portrayed. He traveled a lot, including in the 1950s to the Netherlands.


for salewatercolours and drawings by Dufy J.


Jean Dufy | Parade mexicaine, gouache on paper, 13.7 x 20.5 cm, signed l.r. and dated 1960

Jean Dufy

watercolour • drawing • for sale

Parade mexicaine, 1960


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