01-28-2011 01-28-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2535B Boston
January 28, 2011 12:00 PMCalender

Georges Rouault (French, 1871-1958) Jean-François jamais ne chante alleluia...

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2535B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 28, 2011 12:00PM


Georges Rouault (French, 1871-1958)

Jean-François jamais ne chante alleluia..., 1923, from MISERERE, published 1948, edition of 425 plus proofs (Wofsy, 132). Signed and dated within the plate. Etching with aquatint and roulette on paper, plate size 23 1/4 x 16 3/4 in. (59.0 x 42.4 cm), framed.
Condition: Staining (primarily along the right and lower edge of the plate mark), bloom to surface of image, unobtrusive rippling, not examined out of frame.

Provenance: Through the family of Eleanor Kanegis Levin, co-owner of Kanegis Gallery in Boston from 1953 to 1961 and the Retina Gallery in Cambridge from 1968 to 1971.
Estimate $300-500


Georges Rouault, Cambridge, Kanegis Gallery, Retina Gallery, Eleanor Kanegis Levin