• Impressionist Modern Day Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2217

    Impressionist Modern Day Sale

    4 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 307

    Georges Rouault (1871-1958)

    Clown (de face)

    Price Realised  

    Georges Rouault (1871-1958)
    Clown (de face)
    signed 'G. Rouault' (upper left)
    oil on board
    8¾ x 6¾ in. (22.2 x 17.1 cm.)
    Painted circa 1909


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    Provenance

    The Zwemmer Gallery, London.
    J.W. Freshfield and The Mayor Gallery, London (by 1960).
    Anon. sale, Sotheby & Co., London, 1 December 1965, lot 42.
    Arthur Tooth & Sons, Ltd., London (acquired at the above sale).
    Frieda Kittay Goldsmith, Palm Beach (acquired from the above, December 1965).
    By descent from the above to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property Formerly from the Collection of Frieda Kittay Goldsmith, Palm Beach, Florida


    Literature

    B. Dorival and I. Rouault, Rouault, L'oeuvre peint, Monte-Carlo, 1988, vol. I, p. 59, no. 152 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    London, O'Hana Gallery, Summer Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, June-September 1963, no. 47.