5 May 2004
Georges Rouault (1871-1958)
Soliloques du clown: "Je n'étais pas de ces gars" à la redresse "qui renient une mère tendre mais pauvrette..."
signed and dated 'G Rouault 1930' (lower right)
watercolor, pastel, brush and India ink on paper laid down on board
22¾ x 17 in. (57.8 x 43.2 cm.)
Painted in 1930
Dalzell Hatfield Galleries, Los Angeles.
Ruth Haskell, Newport Beach (acquired from the above, 1963).
Bequest from the above to the present owner.
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P. Courthion, Georges Rouault, New York, 1961, p. 229 (illustrated; titled Faubourg).
B. Dorival and I. Rouault, Rouault, L'oeuvre peint, Monte-Carlo, 1988, vol. II, p. 21, no. 1188 (illustrated).
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