Georges Rouault

1871-1958, French

"Jeune clown pensif"

Oil on paper laid to canvas
Unsigned, titled on the stretcher
8.75" H x 6.25" W

  • Provenance: Estate of the artist
    Private Collection, France
    Sale: Sotheby's, Paris, "Art Impressionniste et Moderne," December 10, 2015, lot 94
    Sale: Christie's New York, Rockafeller Center, "Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale," May 16, 2017, Lot 318
    The Blake Byrne Collection
  • Notes: With atelier stamp verso. The Fondation Georges Rouault has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
  • Condition: Visual: Generally good condition. Craquelure scattered throughout, most notably, a 1" line of craquelure above the subject's left eye. The paper has an exposed jagged edge along the lower edge.

    Blacklight: No evidence of restoration under blacklight.

    Frame: 16.5" H x 15" W x 2.5" D

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