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    Sale 12070

    Impressionist & Modern Art Works on Paper

    13 May 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1016

    Georges Rouault (1871-1958)

    Buste de femme à l'aigrette

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Georges Rouault (1871-1958)
    Buste de femme à l'aigrette
    watercolor, black Conté crayon and brush and black ink on paper
    12 x 6 ¾ in. (30.7 x 17.1 cm.)
    Executed circa 1912


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    Provenance

    Galerie Serret-Fauveau, Paris.
    John Bass, New York (acquired from the above, September 1964).
    Bequest from the above to the present owner, 1979.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF THE BASS MUSEUM OF ART, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND


    Literature

    B. Dorival and I. Rouault, Rouault, L'oeuvre peint, Monte-Carlo, 1988, vol. I, p. 207, no. 695 (illustrated).