Sidewalk Cafe, from Eugène Montfort's La belle enfant ou l'amour à quarante ans (The Beautiful Child or Love at Forty)

Raoul Dufy, French, 1877 - 1953



Etching on wove paper

Sheet: 12 3/4 × 9 3/4 in. (32.4 × 24.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund



Louis Fort


Ambroise Vollard, Paris


Place Made: France, Europe


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Lettered, upper center: LA BELLE-ENFANT / Il continua donc à fumer en regardant son plafond, / tandis qu'à fenêtre Didier se remettait à contempler / le spectacle du port, et que Garcin, les mains der- / rière le dos, examinait avec attention les images fixées / au mur. [Translated text: The Beautiful Child / He continued to smoke as he looked at the ceiling / while at the window Didier returned to contemplating, the spectacle of the port, and Garcin, mains behind / his back, carefully examined the images pasted / on the wall.]

Exhibition History

Alcohol in Art, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 22-March 21, 1982, in conjunction with the conference "Alcohol at Dartmouth".


Ferdinand Roten Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland; sold to present collection, 1964.

Catalogue Raisonne

Adhemar (1954), IFF, Vol. 7: 53

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