Inv. n°: MMoCA5MA

Orphee Charmant les Animaux

Signed 'Raoul Dufy' towards lower right.

h. 62.8 x w. 172.3 cm


Oil on canvas


  • Acquired at Sotheby’s, New York, from the previous owner, New York, 10th May 1995, lot 349
  • Acquired at Sotheby's, Sale no. 8486, Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale, New York, 5th November 2008, lot 400


  • M. Laffaille, Raoul Dufy, Catalogue raisonné de l’oeuvre peint, Geneva, 1977, vol. IV, no. 1579, p.144
  • Perls Galleries, Arts Council, Raoul Dufy 1877-1953, Arts Council, London, 1983, p. 124, fig. 121
  • Sotheby's, New York sale, New York
  • Sotheby’s New York, Impressionist and modern art day sale, New York, 2008-11-05, p. 157, fig. 400
  • D. Alberge, "Classical Modern Art" in M. Merrony (ed.), Mougins Museum of Classical Art, France, 2011, p. 325, fig. 27
  • C. Dauphin, Les Animaux dans le Monde Antique. Le Bestiaire Levett, Serie Collection Levett 2, France, 2016, p. 75, fig. 85
  • Ville de Mougins, "C'est quoi cette oeuvre?'", Mougins Infos, France, Eté 2021, no. 79, p. 29


  • Dufy (no.23), Perls Galleries, New York, USA, 1955 — 1955
  • Raoul Dufy retrospective (no.27), McNay Art Institute, San Antonio, USA, 1980 — 1980
  • Musée d'Art Classique de Mougins (MACM), Mougins, France, from June 2011

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