Artist: Raoul Dufy
Artwork: Study for 'Le beau dimanche'
Size: 50.2 x 66 cm
Medium: Watercolour, gouache, pen and ink and
Creation year: 1944
Marks: Signed and dedicated 'à madame S.J. Zacks hommage de Raoul Dufy' (lower right); signed and dedicated 'R Dufy mm Zack' (on the reverse)
Artwork details : Executed circa 1943-1944
Provenance: Sam & Ayala Zacks, Toronto, a gift from the artist; Ayala Zacks Abramov, Tel Aviv & Jerusalem, and thence by descent to the present owners
Exhibition history: Toronto, The Art Gallery of Toronto, Ayala and Sam Zacks Collection, October - November 1956, no. 32, p. 68 (titled 'The village square'); this exhibition later travelled to Ottawa, The National Gallery of Canada, November - December 1956; Winnipeg, The Winnipeg Art Gallery, December 1956 - January 1957; Minneapolis, The Walker Art Center, February - March 1957; and Vancouver, The Vancouver Art Gallery, April - May 1957.