5 May 2004
Property from the Estate of Mrs. David Findlay
Georges Rouault (1871-1958)
signed 'G Rouault' (lower left)
oil and paper laid down on canvas
21 7/8 x 18 in. (55.6 x 45.8 cm.)
Painted in 1929-1939
Mr. and Mrs. David Findlay, New Canaan.
By descent from the above to the present owners.
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B. Dorival and I. Rouault, Rouault, L'oeuvre peint, Monte-Carlo, 1988, vol. II, p. 188, no. 2114 (illustrated).
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