Artist Raoul Dufy, French, 1877-1953
  • The Allegory of Electricity
Date 1936/1937
Medium Watercolor, gouache on paper mounted on canvas
Dimensions Overall: 38 1/2 x 235 in. (97.8 x 596.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Sara Lee Corporation
Accession Number 1999.119.C
Department European Modern Art to 1950
Not On View
Signed Signed and dated, bottom center: Raoul Dufy pinxit 1937
the artist, Raoul Dufy (Guillon-Lafaille #1909-1913);
June 15, 1954, sale (Galerie Charpentier, Paris, France) lot 94.
La Palme (Paris, France).
Nathan Cummings (New York, New York, USA).
Mrs. Robert B. Mayer with her son, Robert N. Mayer, and daughter, Ruth M. Durchslag (Chicago, Illinois, USA).
Consolidate Foods, later Sara Lee Corporation (Downers Grove, Illinois, USA);
1999-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)