Catalogue entry

Georges Rouault 1871-1958

N05458 Paysage (Landscape) 1906

Inscribed 'G. Rouault 1906' b.l.
Watercolour and pastel on tracing paper, 6 7/8 x 9 (17.5 x 23)
Presented by the Contemporary Art Society 1944
Prov: With Jos. Hessel, Paris; Sir Michael Sadler, Old Headington, 1936; through Leicester Galleries, London; CAS 1944
Exh: Selected Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture from the Collection of the late Sir Michael Sadler, Leicester Galleries, London, January-February 1944 (108); Braque and Rouault, Tate Gallery, April-May 1946 (68); Acquisitions of the CAS, Tate Gallery, September-October 1946 (153a)
Lit: Pierre Courthion, Georges Rouault (London 1962), p.110

Pierre Courthion notes that the works by Rouault exhibited at the Galerie Berthe Weill, Paris, in January-February 1906 included 'several romantic little landscapes in bluish tones, bathed in moonlight, like the one in the Tate Gallery that dates from this same year'.

Published in:
Ronald Alley, Catalogue of the Tate Gallery's Collection of Modern Art other than Works by British Artists, Tate Gallery and Sotheby Parke-Bernet, London 1981, p.664, reproduced p.664