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Georges Rouault (French, 1871-1958) Vieille Courtisane à la Fenêtre

Auction:
2977B
Lot:
116
Sold for:
$338$275

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2977B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 27, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Georges Rouault (French, 1871-1958)

Vieille Courtisane à la Fenêtre, alternatively titled Fière autant qu'un vivant, de sa noble stature..., 1937, from Les Fleurs du Mal, edition of 250, printed by Lacourière, Paris, published by Vollard, Paris (Chapon/Rouault, 277; Wofsy, 275). Initialed and dated within the plate. Color etching and aquatint on paper, plate size 12 x 8 5/8 in. (30.4 x 21.7 cm), framed.
Condition: Not examined out of frame.
Estimate $500-700

Sheet measures 17 3/8 x 13 1/4 inches and is deckled at top and bottom. Minor soiling in margins. Hinged at upper corners. Hinge remnants on verso on left side. No additional issues to report.


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Keywords

Paris, Ambroise Vollard, Fauvism, French art, French people, Georges Rouault, Rouault, Visual arts

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