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Georges Rouault (French, Paris 1871–1958 Paris)

Date:
1937
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
26 × 39 1/8 in. (66 × 99.4 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Nate B. Spingold, 1956
Accession Number:
56.230.2
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2011 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Inscription: Signed (lower right): G Rouault

  • Provenance

    Ambroise Vollard, Paris (1937-d. 1939; acquired from the artist probably on May 2, 1937; his estate, 1939); [Sam Salz, New York, 1939-51; sold in August 1951 to Spingold]; Mr. and Mrs. Nate B. Spingold, New York (1951-56; their gift to MMA)

  • Exhibition History

    Cleveland, Ohio: Cleveland Museum of Art; New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1953, ¦Rouault: Retrospective Exhibition¦, cat. p. 18, (ill., titled incorrectly ¦The Humane Landscape¦; dated 1928, lent by Mr. and Mrs. Spingold).

    Lugano, Switzerland: Museo d'Arte Moderne, ¦Georges Rouault¦, March 22 - June 22, 1997.

    Kyoto,Japan: Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, September 14-November 24, 2002; Tokyo: The Bunkamura Museum of Art, December 7, 2000 - March 9, 2003, Picasso and the School of Paris, Paintings from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. plate 67, p.132, illus. in color.

    New York: MMA, September 13, 2006 – January 7, 2007; Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, February 17, 2007 – May 13, 2007; Paris: Musee D'Orsay, June 11 – September 16, 2007, ¦Ambroise Vollard: Patron of the Avant-Garde.

    Mystic Masque: Semblance and Reality in Georges Rouault, 1871-1958, McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College, September 1- December 7, 2008

  • References

    Dorival, Bernard and Rouault, Isabelle. Rouault L'Oeuvre Peint, vol. II. Monte-Carlo, Monaco, 1988, cat. no. 1719.

    Sterling, Charles and Margaretta Salinger. French Paintings, Vol. III, XIX - XX Centuries. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1967. P. 222f (ill.; catalogued).

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