Indiana University Art Museum Provenance Project
Jean Dufy (French, 18881964)
La Val-d'Ajol (Vosges), 1920
Oil on canvas
28 x 36 inches (73 x 91.4 cm)
Signed and dated lower right: Jean Dufy
James S. Adams Collection, Elizabeth G. Adams Bequest, 81.31.17
ca. 1950s (?), Niveau Gallery, New York
?1981, Collection of James S. and Elizabeth G. Adams
1981, Bequest of Elizabeth G. Adams to the IU Art Museum
February 15March 8, 1921, "Jean Dufy," Galerie Panardie, Paris (possibly exhibited as cat. no. 2, 3, or 4)
May 18June 27, 1982, "Homage to James S. and Elizabeth G. Adams," Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington (cat. p. 46)
April 13-June 27, 2011, "Raoul et Jean Dufy: complicité et rupture," Musée Marmottan Monet, Paris (cat. p. 28, 30-31)
Not included in the catalogue raisonné of Jean Dufy's works: Bailly, Jacques. Jean Dufy: Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre. Paris: Editions Jacques Bailly, 2002. However, catalogue number B.125, "Le Val-d'Ajol (Vosges)" depicts the same landscape, painted in the same style as the IU Art Museum's painting.
Landscape with a Village
Provenance research on this work is ongoing, and this record will be updated as more information becomes available.