17 November 2016
PROPERTY FROM AN EAST COAST ESTATE
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
Acquired by the family of the late owner, circa 1950.
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B. Dorival and I. Rouault, Rouault, L'oeuvre peint, Monaco, 1988, vol. II, p. 36, no. 1262 (illustrated).
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