6 November 2013
Property from the Estate of John Best
Georges Rouault (1871-1958)
Les deux frères
signed 'G. Rouault' (lower right); titled 'Les deux freres' (on the stretcher)
oil and painted card on canvas
Image size: 11 5/8 x 7¾ in. (29.5 x 19.7 cm.)
Canvas size: 16 7/8 x 13 in. (42.9 x 33 cm.)
Painted in 1937
Schoneman Galleries, Inc., New York.
Acquired from the above by the late owner, December 1957.
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B. Dorival and I. Rouault, Rouault, L'oeuvre peint, Monte-Carlo, 1988, vol. II, p. 180, no. 2046 (illustrated).
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