9 November 2006
Georges Rouault (1871-1958)
Squelette dansant III
stamped 'Atelier de Georges Rouault' (on the reverse)
oil over lithograph on paper laid down on canvas
18 x 13 3/8 in. (45.7 x 34 cm.)
Executed in 1929-1939
Estate of the artist.
Hervé Odermatt, Paris (1989).
Acquired by the present owner, circa 1990s.
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B. Dorival and I. Rouault, Rouault, L'oeuvre peint, Monte-Carlo, 1988, vol. II, p. 162, no. 1937 (illustrated).
This work is a hand-painted variant of the lithograph from plate IX of the Rouault portfolio Les Fleurs du Mal.
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