8 November 2012
Georges Rouault (1871-1958)
Paysage biblique (au tronc d'arbre)
signed 'G Rouault' (center right); signed with monogram (on the reverse); inscribed 'Nocturne' (on the stretcher)
oil on canvas
17 x 13 3/8 in. (43.2 x 34 cm.)
Painted circa 1953
Minami Gallery, Tokyo.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1970.
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B. Dorival and I. Rouault, Rouault, L'oeuvre peint, Monte-Carlo, 1988, vol. II, p. 274, no. 2500 (illustrated).
Tokyo, National Museum of Art, Rouault, 1953.
Kawasaki, Saikaya Department Store, Rouault, 1960.
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