Rouault’s Clowns find a new home

Congratulations to Paul B from Louisiana who found this work by Georges Rouault in our inventory via the internet and is having us
ship it to him. It is Number 11 from a limited edition of 250.

The Conversation: 2 Clowns

Georges Henri Rouault (27 May 1871 – 13 February 1958) was a French Fauvist and Expressionist painter, and printmaker. Rouault was born in Paris into a poor family, but with the encouragement of his mother, he entered the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, the official art school of France. There he studied under Gustave Moreau and became his favorite student. Rouault’s earliest works show a symbolism in the use of colour that probably reflects Moreau’s influence. In 1907, Rouault commenced a series of paintings dedicated to courts, clowns and prostitutes. These paintings are interpreted as moral and social criticism. (Ibid. Wikipedia)

We have another of his works in our collection.

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