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'.
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