Raoul Dufy  (French, 1877-1953) 

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Raoul Dufy Biography
1877   Born: in Le Havre, France
1891   Studied at the Municipal School of Beaux-Arts, Le Havre, France
1900   Granted an annual scholarship by the Municipality of Le Havre, France
Studied in Bonnat’s studio at the Academy of Fine Arts, Paris, France
1911   Executed woodcuts for illustrations of « Le Bestiaire » by Guillaume Apollinaire
Introduced to the dress designer Paul Poiret, who helps him to set up a small factory for making fabric designs
1930   Awarded the Carnegie Prize for his canvas « L’avenue du Bois »
1936   Commissionned to paint the large mural for the Electricity Pavilion at the International Fair in Paris : 600 meters in size, making it one of the largest paintings in the world (now in The Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris).
1937   Became a member of the Jury of the Carnegie Institutes and goes on his first trip to the United States
1952   Won the first prize for painting at the 26th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
1953   Died: at Forcalquier, France
Selected Exhibitions
2011   Raoul Dufy, projets de Tissus, Galerie Fanny Guillon-Laffaille, Paris, France (solo)
2011   Galerie Fanny Guillon-Laffaille, Paris, France (solo)
2010   Dufy en Méditerranée, Musée Paul Valéry, Sète, France (solo)
2008   Raoul Dufy, le plaisir, Musée de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France (solo)
Raoul Dufy, Galerie Fanny Guillon-Laffaille, France (solo)
Destaques do Acervo, Museu de Arte Contemporanea da Universidade de Sae Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
2007   Age of the Animal, Ateneum Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
Art for the classroom - school prints 1946-49, Pallant House Gallery, Chinchester, UK
2006   Un Regard Fauve, National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
Tapestries, Bass Museum of Art, Miami, FL
Dufy, Galerie Fanny Guillon-Laffaille, Paris, France (solo)
2005   Von Spitzweg bis Baselitz - Streifzuge durch die Sammlung Wurth, Museum Wurth, Kunzelsau, Germany
Matisse and the Fauves: Color of the Century, Seoul Museum of Art (SeMA), Seoul, Korea
2004   Cubism or thereabouts, Grosvenor Gallery, London, UK
Dufy and Lebasque, Connaught Brown, London, UK
2003   Classic to Modern - French Works on Paper, 1800-1950, from the Permanent Collection, Los Angeles COunty Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
Raoul Dufy - Un autre regard, Fondation Dina Vierny-Musée Maillol, Paris, France; Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nice, Nice, France (solo)
Raoul Dufy, du motif à la couleur, Musée Malraux, Le Havre, France; Musée d’Art moderne, Céret, France; La Piscine-musée d’Art et d’Industrie André Diligent, Roubaix, France (solo)
2002   Musée des Beaux-Arts, Nancy; Raoul Dufy, les peintures de la collection du Centre Pompidou, Musée National d’Art Moderne (solo)
Raoul Dufy, Galerie Boulakia, Paris (solo)
Exemplum del disegno europeo del Novecento, Galleria Open Art, Prato, Italy
Die Zeichnung, Galerie Ruf, Munich, Germany
2001   The Modern Woodcut, MFA - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA
Classics, Galerie Beyeler, Basel, Switzerland
Raoul Dufy, Musée des Beaux-Arts d’Utsunomiya, Utsunomiya, Japan; Musée des Beaux-Arts Yasuda Kasaï, Yasuda Kasaï, Japan; Musée Municipal des Beaux-Arts, Takamatsu, Japan (solo)
2000   Raoul Dufy, Galerie Fanny Guillon-Laffaille, Paris, France (solo)
La revolte de la couleur, De l'impressionnisme aux avant-gardes, Musee d'Ixelles - Museum van Elsene, Brussels, Belgium
Raoul Dufy, Last of the Fauves, Norton Museum of Art, est Palm Beach, FL; The Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis, TN; New Orleans Museum of Arts, New Orleans, LA; The Marion Koogler McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX (solo)
1999   Raoul Dufy, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Lyon, France; Musée Picasso, Barcelona, Spain (solo)
O brasil no seculo da Arte, Museu de Arte Contemporanea da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Dufy - Poiret, Galerie Fanny Guillon-Laffaille, Paris, France; Galerie Neffe-Degandt, London, UK (solo)
1997   Raoul Dufy, séries et séries noires, Fondation Pierre Gianadda, Martigny, Switzerland (solo)
Dufy, les années 30, Fondation Electricité de France, Paris, France (solo)
1995 - 1996   Raoul Dufy, le peintre, la décoration et la mode des années 1920-1930, Académie de France à Rome, Villa Médicis, Roma, Italy (solo)
1995   Raoul Dufy, New Otani Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
Mer et Musique, avec une évocation de Paris, Musée de Bunkamura, Tokyo, Japan; Musée Nichido de Kasama, Kasama, Japan; Himeji City Museum of Art, Himeji, Japan; Toyohashi City Art Museum, Toyohashi, Japan (solo)
1993   Dufy et la musique, Galerie Fanny Guillon-Laffaille, Paris, France (solo)
1992   Raoul Dufy, J.P.L. Fine Arts, London, UK (solo)
1991   Raoul Dufy, Galerie Fanny Guillon-Laffaille, Paris, France (solo)
Raoul Dufy, Galerie Nichido, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
1987   Raoul Dufy, Galerie Daniel Malingue, Paris, France (solo)
Raoul Dufy, drawings, Galerie Fanny Guillon-Laffaille, Paris, France (solo)
Raoul Dufy, Galerie Daniel Malingue, Paris, France (solo)
Raoul Dufy, drawings, Galerie Fanny Guillon-Laffaille, Paris, France (solo)
1983 - 1984   Raoul Dufy, Hayward Gallery, London, UK (solo)
1981   Raoul Dufy, watercolors, Galerie Louis Carré & Cie, Paris, France (solo)
1980   Raoul Dufy, McNay Art Institute, San Antonio, TX (solo)
Raoul Dufy, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark (solo)
1978 - 1979   Raoul Dufy. A Retrospective, Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL (solo)
Raoul Dufy, The Seibu Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
1976   Raoul Dufy, Galerie Wildenstein, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
1975   Raoul Dufy 1877-1953, Galerie Wildenstein, London, UK (solo)
1973   Raoul Dufy 1877-1953, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany (solo)
1967 - 1968   Musée national d'Art occidental, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
Raoul Dufy, Kunstverein, Hamburg, Germany; Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany (solo)
1965 - 1966   Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, NY (solo)
Raoul Dufy 1877-1953, Museum of Art, Phoenix, AZ (solo)
1963   Palais du Louvre, Paris, France (solo)
Hommage à Raoul Dufy, Galerie des Ponchettes, Nice, France (solo)
1962   Paintings, Watercolors and drawings by Raoul Dufy, 1877-1953 , Galerie Wildenstein, New York, NY (solo)
1961   Homage to Raoul Dufy, Dalzell Hatfield Galleries, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
1959   Chefs-d'oeuvre de Raoul Dufy, Galerie Bernheim Jeune-Dauberville, Paris, France (solo)
1957   Raoul Dufy 1877-1953, Galerie Beyeler, Basel, Switzerland (solo)
1955   Raoul Dufy (1877-1953), Perls Galleries, New York, NY (solo)
1954   Raoul Dufy, The Tate Gallery, London, UK (solo)
Raoul Dufy, Kunsthalle, Berlin, Germany (solo)
1954   Raoul Dufy 1877-1953, Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA; County Museum, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
1953   Raoul Dufy, 1877-1953, Musée national d'Art moderne, Paris, France (solo)
Raoul Dufy, Twenty Masterpieces, Perls Galleries, New York, NY (solo)
1952   Raoul Dufy, Musée d'Art et d'Histoire, Geneva, Switzerland (solo)
1951   Raoul Dufy - Impressions of America, The Arts Club, Chicago, IL (solo)
Louis Carré Gallery, New York, NY; Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, PA (solo)
The Phillips Gallery, Washington, D.C. (solo)
Paintings by Raoul Dufy, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA (solo)
1950   Raoul Dufy, The Lefevre Gallery, London, UK (solo)
Raoul Dufy, Perls Galleries, New York, NY (solo)
1949   Raoul Dufy, Louis Carré Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1948   Raoul Dufy, tapisseries de haute lisse, Galerie Louis Carré, Paris, France (solo)
Aquarelles de courses de Raoul Dufy, Galerie Pétridès, Paris, France (solo)
1947   Raoul Dufy, Galerie Louis Carré, Paris, France (solo)
1944   Paintings by Raoul Dufy, Phillips Memorial Gallery, Washington, D.C. (solo)
1943   Raoul Dufy, Galerie Louis Carré, Paris, France (solo)
Dufy dans les collections belges, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France (solo)
1941   Raoul Dufy, Galerie Louis Carré, Paris, France (solo)
Raoul Dufy, The Arts Club, Chicago, IL (solo)
1939   Raoul Dufy, Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA (solo)
Raoul DufyThe Whyte Gallery, Washington, D.C. (solo)
1938   Bignou Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Watercolors by Raoul Dufy, The Arts Club, Chicago, IL (solo)
Oil paintings and water colors by Raoul Dufy, Reid and Lefevre Galleries, London, UK (solo)
1937   Painted fresco for the Palais de l' Electricité at the Exposition Internationale, Paris, France
1936   Raoul Dufy, The Lefevre Galleries, London, UK (solo)
Caroll Carstairs Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1934   Raoul Dufy, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France (solo)
Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1929   Raoul Dufy, Galerie Dudensing, New York, NY (solo)
1927   Raoul Dufy Les cent dessins originaux pour « La Terre frottée d'ail », Galerie Le Portique, Paris, France (solo)
1923   Raoul Dufy, Galerie Le Centaure, Brussels, Belgium (solo)
1921   Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paris, France (solo)
1906   Galerie Berthe Weill, Paris, France (solo)
Cercle de l'Art Moderne, Paris, France
1903   Salon des Indépendants, Paris, France
1901   Salon des Artistes, Paris, France
  Art Institute of Chicago, IL
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.
Musée d'Orsay, Paris, France
The Royal Collection, London, UK
Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
Kunstmuseum, Basel, Switzerland
Los Angeles County Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Musée Cantini, Marseilles, France
Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, France
Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nice, France
Tate Gallery, London, UK
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
San Diego Museum of Art, CA
Literature
1989   Dora Perez-Tibi, Dufy. Paris, France: Flammarion, 1989
1982   Guillon-Laffaille, Fanny. Raoul Dufy, Catalogue Raisonné des Aquarelles, Gouaches & Pastels – tome II . Paris, France: Editions Louis Carré & Cie, 1982
1977   Laffaille, Maurice. Raoul Dufy, Catalogue Raisonné de l’Œuvre Peint – tome IV. Geneva: Editions Motte, 1977
1976   Laffaille, Maurice. Raoul Dufy, Catalogue Raisonné de l’Œuvre Peint – tome II . Geneva: Editions Motte, 1976

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