25 June 2008
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF THE HON. A.G. SAMUEL
Georges Rouault (1871-1958)
Danseuse laçant son chausson (esquisse)
signed with the initials 'GR' (lower right)
gouache, watercolour and wash on paper
10 7/8 x 8 5/8 in. (27.7 x 22.1 cm.)
Executed circa 1906
Dr Girardin, Paris; his second sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 26 February 1954, lot 19 (titled 'Fille de cirque').
Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd., London (no. A7203D).
The Hon. A. G. Samuel, London, and thence by descent.
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B. Dorival & I. Rouault, Rouault, L'oeuvre peint, Monaco, 1988, no. 163 (illustrated p. 61).
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