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Fruits of Africa

Designer:
Raoul Dufy (French, Le Havre 1877–1953 Forcalquier)
Manufacturer:
Bianchini-Férier (French, founded Lyons, 1888)
Date:
ca. 1920
Medium:
Printed linen
Dimensions:
68 1/2 x 47 in. (174 x 119.4 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Printed
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward C. Moore Jr. Gift, 1923
Accession Number:
23.14.2
Not on view
[Frankl Gallery, New York, until 1923; sold to MMA]

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Retrospective Exhibition of Painted and Printed Fabrics," May 16–September 11, 1927, no. 316.

New York. Finch College Museum of Art. "Art Deco," October 14–November 30, 1970, no. 445 (dated ca. 1923).

Bloomfield Hills, Mich. Cranbrook Academy of Art. "Art Deco," January 19–February 28, 1971, no. 445.

Léon Moussinac. Étoffes imprimées et papiers peints. Paris, 1924, pl. 10.

Catalogue of a Retrospective Exhibition of Painted and Printed Fabrics. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1927, p. 84, no. 316.

Paul T. Frankl. Form and Re-form: A Practical Handbook of Modern Interiors. New York, 1930, p. 104.

Judith Applegate. Art Deco. Exh. cat., Finch College Museum of Art. New York, 1970, no. 445.

Jared Goss. French Art Deco. New York, 2014, pp. 66, 69, 254, no. 15b, ill. pp. 68 (color), 69 (color, installation photo).



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