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    Sale 2046

    Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale

    6 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 173

    Georges Rouault (1871-1958)

    Vieux Faubourg

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Georges Rouault (1871-1958)
    Vieux Faubourg
    signed 'G Rouault' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    21 3/8 x 27 3/8 in. (54.3 x 69.5 cm.)
    Painted circa 1937-1938


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    Provenance

    Ambroise Vollard, Paris.
    Acquired by the family of the present owner, circa 1950.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the correct medium for this work is oil on paper laid down on canvas


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT EUROPEAN COLLECTION


    Literature

    P. Courthion, Georges Rouault, New York, 1962, p. 467, no. 249 (illustrated, p. 429).
    B. Dorival and I. Rouault, Rouault, L'oeuvre peint, Monte-Carlo, 1988, vol. II, p. 91, no. 1568 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Geneva, Musée de l'Athénée, De l'impressionisme à nos jours, July-September 1960.