17 November 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 93,750
Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000
Georges Rouault (1871-1958)
La famille du clown
signed and dated 'G Rouault 1930' (lower right); numbered and inscribed 'XXIV XXIV Cirque forain' (on the reverse)
pastel, gouache and brush and India ink on paper
13 ¾ x 11 7/8 in. (34.5 x 30.2 cm.)
Executed in 1930
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Acquired by the family of the late owner, circa 1950.
PROPERTY FROM AN EAST COAST ESTATE
B. Dorival and I. Rouault, Rouault, L'oeuvre peint, Monaco, 1988, vol. II, p. 36, no. 1262 (illustrated).
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