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Georges Rouault

Clown à la fleur rose (esquisse)

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Estimate:

40,000 - 60,000 EUR

Georges Rouault

Georges Rouault

Clown à la fleur rose (esquisse)

Clown à la fleur rose (esquisse)

Estimate:

40,000 - 60,000 EUR

Lot sold:

50,400

EUR

Georges Rouault

1871 - 1958

Clown à la fleur rose (esquisse)


stamped with the studio mark (on the reverse)

oil on paper laid down on paper laid down on canvas

Painted in 1920-29.

62,6 x 49 cm; 24⅝ x 19¼ in

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Georges Rouault

1871 - 1958

Clown à la fleur rose (esquisse)


porte le cachet de l'atelier (au dos)

huile sur papier marouflé sur papier marouflé sur toile

Peint en 1920-29.

62,6 x 49 cm; 24⅝ x 19¼ in

The work has been examined framed. Oil on paper laid down on paper which is laid down on canvas. The upper edge is unevenly cut. There is an area of paper loss (approx. 2.5cm by 3cm wide) to the extreme left part of the upper edge. There is a diagonal crease (approx. 35cm long) running across the lower left quadrant (as visible in the catalogue illustration). There are a few further smaller creases (the longest of which is approx. 5cm) along the extreme left edge, associated with some paint lifting. There are a few minor surface scratches in places, notably towards the lower right corner. This work is in overall good condition.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Isabelle Rouault & Bernard Dorival, Rouault, l'œuvre peint, Monaco, 1988, vol. I, no. 919, illustrated p. 280

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Isabelle Rouault & Bernard Dorival, Rouault, l'œuvre peint, Monaco, 1988, vol. I, no. 919, reproduit p. 280

Paris, Galerie Schmit, Maîtres Français, XIXe-XXe siècles, 2000, no. 45, illustrated in the catalogue

Paris, Galerie Schmit, Rétrospective Georges Rouault (1871-1958) dans les collections privées françaises, peintures et œuvres sur papier, 2008, illustrated in the catalogue


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Paris, Galerie Schmit, Maîtres Français, XIXe-XXe siècles, 2000, no. 45, reproduit dans le catalogue

Paris, Galerie Schmit, Rétrospective Georges Rouault (1871-1958) dans les collections privées françaises, peintures et œuvres sur papier, 2008, reproduit dans le catalogue