The Regatta (Les Régates)
On View: European Art Galleries, 5th floor
The Regatta portrays a crowd of spectators watching a boat race at Sainte-Adresse, a popular seaside resort near Le Havre, in Raoul Dufy’s native Normandy. The artist reduced the figures, sailboats, and flags to geometric forms, building his composition through blocks of bright, flattened color.
Oil on canvas
21 1/4 x 25 11/16 in. (54 x 65.2 cm)
frame: 29 x 33 1/2 x 3 1/4 in. (73.7 x 85.1 x 8.3 cm) (show scale)
Signed lower right: "R. Dufy"
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William K. Jacobs, Jr.
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Raoul Dufy (French, 1877-1953). The Regatta (Les Régates), ca. 1908-1910. Oil on canvas, 21 1/4 x 25 11/16 in. (54 x 65.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William K. Jacobs, Jr., 64.91. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 64.91_SL1.jpg)
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