13 May 1999
Georges Rouault (1871-1958)
Vers le bled
signed 'G Rouault' (lower right); stamped 'ATELIER DE GEORGES ROUAULT' (on the reverse)
oil on paper laid down on cradled panel
13 x 17 in. (34.3 x 45.1 cm.)
Painted circa 1949
Estate of the artist.
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, New York, 16 November 1989, lot 384.
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B. Dorival and I. Rouault, Rouault, L'oeuvre peint, Monte-Carlo, 1988, vol. II, p. 274, no. 2504 (illustrated).
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