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JEAN DUFY (1888-1964)

 
"Racing Scene" c.1920, was painted by the visionary 20th Century artist Jean Dufy. The younger brother of the Fauve painter Raoul Dufy, Jean Dufy, pursued his artistic ambitions after seeing a 1906 exhibition of works by Picasso, Mattise, and Derain. After serving as a horse soldier during World War I, Dufy settled in Montmartre to establish himself among his time's great painters.
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<br>Jean Dufy depicts "Racing Scene" with vibrant colors and an unflinching attention to capture the subject's movement and mood. Jean Dufy was widely respected and exhibited during his lifetime; in 1929, his painting "Le Cirque" was exhibited at the Grand Palais in Paris.  
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<br>"Racing Scene" has been held in the same private collection for decades and was once in the collection of Findlay Galleries. Jean Dufy paintings are included in prominent museum collections worldwide, including the Albertina Museum, Vienna, the Art Institute of Chicago, Harvard University Art Museum, the Indianapolis Museum of Art, the Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou in Paris, and the Museum of Modern Art, New York. "Racing Scene" c.1920, was painted by the visionary 20th Century artist Jean Dufy. The younger brother of the Fauve painter Raoul Dufy, Jean Dufy, pursued his artistic ambitions after seeing a 1906 exhibition of works by Picasso, Mattise, and Derain. After serving as a horse soldier during World War I, Dufy settled in Montmartre to establish himself among his time's great painters.
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<br>Jean Dufy depicts "Racing Scene" with vibrant colors and an unflinching attention to capture the subject's movement and mood. Jean Dufy was widely respected and exhibited during his lifetime; in 1929, his painting "Le Cirque" was exhibited at the Grand Palais in Paris.  
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<br>"Racing Scene" has been held in the same private collection for decades and was once in the collection of Findlay Galleries. Jean Dufy paintings are included in prominent museum collections worldwide, including the Albertina Museum, Vienna, the Art Institute of Chicago, Harvard University Art Museum, the Indianapolis Museum of Art, the Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou in Paris, and the Museum of Modern Art, New York. "Racing Scene" c.1920, was painted by the visionary 20th Century artist Jean Dufy. The younger brother of the Fauve painter Raoul Dufy, Jean Dufy, pursued his artistic ambitions after seeing a 1906 exhibition of works by Picasso, Mattise, and Derain. After serving as a horse soldier during World War I, Dufy settled in Montmartre to establish himself among his time's great painters.
<br>
<br>Jean Dufy depicts "Racing Scene" with vibrant colors and an unflinching attention to capture the subject's movement and mood. Jean Dufy was widely respected and exhibited during his lifetime; in 1929, his painting "Le Cirque" was exhibited at the Grand Palais in Paris.  
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<br>"Racing Scene" has been held in the same private collection for decades and was once in the collection of Findlay Galleries. Jean Dufy paintings are included in prominent museum collections worldwide, including the Albertina Museum, Vienna, the Art Institute of Chicago, Harvard University Art Museum, the Indianapolis Museum of Art, the Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou in Paris, and the Museum of Modern Art, New York. "Racing Scene" c.1920, was painted by the visionary 20th Century artist Jean Dufy. The younger brother of the Fauve painter Raoul Dufy, Jean Dufy, pursued his artistic ambitions after seeing a 1906 exhibition of works by Picasso, Mattise, and Derain. After serving as a horse soldier during World War I, Dufy settled in Montmartre to establish himself among his time's great painters.
<br>
<br>Jean Dufy depicts "Racing Scene" with vibrant colors and an unflinching attention to capture the subject's movement and mood. Jean Dufy was widely respected and exhibited during his lifetime; in 1929, his painting "Le Cirque" was exhibited at the Grand Palais in Paris.  
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<br>"Racing Scene" has been held in the same private collection for decades and was once in the collection of Findlay Galleries. Jean Dufy paintings are included in prominent museum collections worldwide, including the Albertina Museum, Vienna, the Art Institute of Chicago, Harvard University Art Museum, the Indianapolis Museum of Art, the Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou in Paris, and the Museum of Modern Art, New York. "Racing Scene" c.1920, was painted by the visionary 20th Century artist Jean Dufy. The younger brother of the Fauve painter Raoul Dufy, Jean Dufy, pursued his artistic ambitions after seeing a 1906 exhibition of works by Picasso, Mattise, and Derain. After serving as a horse soldier during World War I, Dufy settled in Montmartre to establish himself among his time's great painters.
<br>
<br>Jean Dufy depicts "Racing Scene" with vibrant colors and an unflinching attention to capture the subject's movement and mood. Jean Dufy was widely respected and exhibited during his lifetime; in 1929, his painting "Le Cirque" was exhibited at the Grand Palais in Paris.  
<br>
<br>"Racing Scene" has been held in the same private collection for decades and was once in the collection of Findlay Galleries. Jean Dufy paintings are included in prominent museum collections worldwide, including the Albertina Museum, Vienna, the Art Institute of Chicago, Harvard University Art Museum, the Indianapolis Museum of Art, the Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou in Paris, and the Museum of Modern Art, New York. "Racing Scene" c.1920, was painted by the visionary 20th Century artist Jean Dufy. The younger brother of the Fauve painter Raoul Dufy, Jean Dufy, pursued his artistic ambitions after seeing a 1906 exhibition of works by Picasso, Mattise, and Derain. After serving as a horse soldier during World War I, Dufy settled in Montmartre to establish himself among his time's great painters.
<br>
<br>Jean Dufy depicts "Racing Scene" with vibrant colors and an unflinching attention to capture the subject's movement and mood. Jean Dufy was widely respected and exhibited during his lifetime; in 1929, his painting "Le Cirque" was exhibited at the Grand Palais in Paris.  
<br>
<br>"Racing Scene" has been held in the same private collection for decades and was once in the collection of Findlay Galleries. Jean Dufy paintings are included in prominent museum collections worldwide, including the Albertina Museum, Vienna, the Art Institute of Chicago, Harvard University Art Museum, the Indianapolis Museum of Art, the Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou in Paris, and the Museum of Modern Art, New York. "Racing Scene" c.1920, was painted by the visionary 20th Century artist Jean Dufy. The younger brother of the Fauve painter Raoul Dufy, Jean Dufy, pursued his artistic ambitions after seeing a 1906 exhibition of works by Picasso, Mattise, and Derain. After serving as a horse soldier during World War I, Dufy settled in Montmartre to establish himself among his time's great painters.
<br>
<br>Jean Dufy depicts "Racing Scene" with vibrant colors and an unflinching attention to capture the subject's movement and mood. Jean Dufy was widely respected and exhibited during his lifetime; in 1929, his painting "Le Cirque" was exhibited at the Grand Palais in Paris.  
<br>
<br>"Racing Scene" has been held in the same private collection for decades and was once in the collection of Findlay Galleries. Jean Dufy paintings are included in prominent museum collections worldwide, including the Albertina Museum, Vienna, the Art Institute of Chicago, Harvard University Art Museum, the Indianapolis Museum of Art, the Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou in Paris, and the Museum of Modern Art, New York. "Racing Scene" c.1920, was painted by the visionary 20th Century artist Jean Dufy. The younger brother of the Fauve painter Raoul Dufy, Jean Dufy, pursued his artistic ambitions after seeing a 1906 exhibition of works by Picasso, Mattise, and Derain. After serving as a horse soldier during World War I, Dufy settled in Montmartre to establish himself among his time's great painters.
<br>
<br>Jean Dufy depicts "Racing Scene" with vibrant colors and an unflinching attention to capture the subject's movement and mood. Jean Dufy was widely respected and exhibited during his lifetime; in 1929, his painting "Le Cirque" was exhibited at the Grand Palais in Paris.  
<br>
<br>"Racing Scene" has been held in the same private collection for decades and was once in the collection of Findlay Galleries. Jean Dufy paintings are included in prominent museum collections worldwide, including the Albertina Museum, Vienna, the Art Institute of Chicago, Harvard University Art Museum, the Indianapolis Museum of Art, the Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou in Paris, and the Museum of Modern Art, New York. "Racing Scene" c.1920, was painted by the visionary 20th Century artist Jean Dufy. The younger brother of the Fauve painter Raoul Dufy, Jean Dufy, pursued his artistic ambitions after seeing a 1906 exhibition of works by Picasso, Mattise, and Derain. After serving as a horse soldier during World War I, Dufy settled in Montmartre to establish himself among his time's great painters.
<br>
<br>Jean Dufy depicts "Racing Scene" with vibrant colors and an unflinching attention to capture the subject's movement and mood. Jean Dufy was widely respected and exhibited during his lifetime; in 1929, his painting "Le Cirque" was exhibited at the Grand Palais in Paris.  
<br>
<br>"Racing Scene" has been held in the same private collection for decades and was once in the collection of Findlay Galleries. Jean Dufy paintings are included in prominent museum collections worldwide, including the Albertina Museum, Vienna, the Art Institute of Chicago, Harvard University Art Museum, the Indianapolis Museum of Art, the Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou in Paris, and the Museum of Modern Art, New York. "Racing Scene" c.1920, was painted by the visionary 20th Century artist Jean Dufy. The younger brother of the Fauve painter Raoul Dufy, Jean Dufy, pursued his artistic ambitions after seeing a 1906 exhibition of works by Picasso, Mattise, and Derain. After serving as a horse soldier during World War I, Dufy settled in Montmartre to establish himself among his time's great painters.
<br>
<br>Jean Dufy depicts "Racing Scene" with vibrant colors and an unflinching attention to capture the subject's movement and mood. Jean Dufy was widely respected and exhibited during his lifetime; in 1929, his painting "Le Cirque" was exhibited at the Grand Palais in Paris.  
<br>
<br>"Racing Scene" has been held in the same private collection for decades and was once in the collection of Findlay Galleries. Jean Dufy paintings are included in prominent museum collections worldwide, including the Albertina Museum, Vienna, the Art Institute of Chicago, Harvard University Art Museum, the Indianapolis Museum of Art, the Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou in Paris, and the Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Racing Scenec. 192020 x 24 in.(50.8 x 60.96 cm) oil on canvas
Provenance
Findlay Gallery, Chicago
Private Collection, California
 

150,000

"Racing Scene" c.1920, was painted by the visionary 20th Century artist Jean Dufy. The younger brother of the Fauve painter Raoul Dufy, Jean Dufy, pursued his artistic ambitions after seeing a 1906 exhibition of works by Picasso, Mattise, and Derain. After serving as a horse soldier during World War I, Dufy settled in Montmartre to establish himself among his time's great painters.

Jean Dufy depicts "Racing Scene" with vibrant colors and an unflinching attention to capture the subject's movement and mood. Jean Dufy was widely respected and exhibited during his lifetime; in 1929, his painting "Le Cirque" was exhibited at the Grand Palais in Paris.

"Racing Scene" has been held in the same private collection for decades and was once in the collection of Findlay Galleries. Jean Dufy paintings are included in prominent museum collections worldwide, including the Albertina Museum, Vienna, the Art Institute of Chicago, Harvard University Art Museum, the Indianapolis Museum of Art, the Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou in Paris, and the Museum of Modern Art, New York.
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