17 November 2016
PROPERTY OF A CAMBRIDGE PRIVATE COLLECTOR
Georges Rouault (1871-1958)
signed and dated 'G. Rouault 1930' (lower center); inscribed 'Cirque forain' (on the reverse)
gouache, pastel and brush and India ink on paper
14 x 11 ¼ in. (34.3 x 28.5 cm.)
Executed in 1930
Marcel Fleischmann, Zurich (until at least 1942).
Justin K. Thannhauser, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, circa 1965.
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I. Rouault and B. Dorival, Rouault, L'oeuvre peint, Monte-Carlo, 1988, vol. II, p. 36, no. 1267 (illustrated).
New York, The Museum of Modern Art, September 1939-July 1942 (on extended loan).
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