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    Sale 12195

    Living With Art

    14 - 15 June 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 87

    After Georges Rouault

    Les Deux Clowns

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    After Georges Rouault
    Les Deux Clowns
    inscribed 'Email unique executé suivant mes conseils/ et avec mon approbation/ Georges Rouault' (on the reverse)
    enamel on copper
    10 x 7 ¼ in. (25.5 x 18.5 cm.)
    Executed circa 1950.


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    This work is a unique piece created by Atelier Saint Martin de Ligugé after paintings by Georges Rouault and with his approval.

    Provenance

    with Jacques O'Hana Ltd, London (no. 336).


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Estate of Emily A. Wingert


    Literature

    B. Dorival & I. Rouault, Rouault, L'oeuvre peint, Monte Carlo, 1988, vol. II, p. 303, no. 10 (not illustrated)


    Exhibited

    Paris, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Georges Rouault, July - October 1952.