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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Dufy, Raoul 1877-1953. French painter noted for his brightly colored scenes of racing and the seaside and for the panel La Fée Électricité (1937).

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  • n. French painter noted for brightly colored scenes (1877-1953)

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  • Jenny had a reproduction of a picture of this by a painter called Dufy, but it all looked a bit different now.

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  • Taking as its theme the styles of various French Impressionists such as Dufy, Utrillo, Toulouse-Lautrec and Van Gogh, it also is meant to operate as a fantasy of what Jerry longs for with Lise.

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  • So for that category I selected the modest, small, but deliciously fresh, autumnal, Dufy-esque town roof-scape along route 146 — is it the Market? — a classy picture, beautifully done.

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  • Mougins has rich associations with the art world – Pablo Picasso, Fernand Léger, Jean Cocteau and Man Ray all lived there at some point in their lives, while Marc Chagall, Raoul Dufy, Henri Matisse and Amedeo Modigliani worked nearby.

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  • I must confess that I have been a Dufy aficionado for a long time -- his work is sleek yet lively, sophisticated yet playful, and deceptively simple.

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  • Five Watercolors by Jean Dufy, a Notable 20th Century French Painter yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'Five Watercolors by Jean Dufy, a Notable 20th Century French Painter'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Article: There follow three more watercolors by Dufy, illustrating the combination sketch-and-watercolor approach that many successful watercolorists have used to deal with the imperatives of a free-flowing and slow-drying medium.'

    Five Watercolors by Jean Dufy, a Notable 20th Century French Painter

  • There follow three more watercolors by Dufy, illustrating the combination sketch-and-watercolor approach that many successful watercolorists have used to deal with the imperatives of a free-flowing and slow-drying medium.

    Five Watercolors by Jean Dufy, a Notable 20th Century French Painter

  • This past summer, on a perfect afternoon, I stopped by the Metropolitan Museum of Art to gaze with intense desire at a 1911 Paul Poiret evening coat made of printed velvet designed by Raoul Dufy and featuring humongous sleeves and a turquoise lining still vibrant nearly 100 years on.

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  • Marie Laurencin, curtains designed by Raoul Dufy, and a cosmopolitan clientele of London's high society and distinguished foreign visitors.

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