Anemones, 1953, Lithograph
Raoul Dufy (French, 1877 – 1953)
French Fauvist painter Raoul Dufy’s colorful, decorative works were frequently used in designs for ceramics and textiles, as well as decorative schemes for public buildings. He was also a draftsman, printmaker, book illustrator, scenic designer, a designer of furniture, and a planner of public spaces. Anemones dates to the final year of the artist’s life and represents the vibrant palette for which he was famous.