Georges Rouault

From "Miserere": Loin du Sourire de Reims, 1922

( Far from the smile of Rheims )


Original aquatint, burnisher, scraper, drypoint and roulette over heliogravure printed in black ink on heavy laid paper with the Ambroise Vollard and Arches watermarks. Signed and dated in the plate: "1922 G.R." at lower left (G.R. printed backwards). An excellent impression of the état définitif from the edition of 450. Plate LI from the Miserere series. Commissioned by Ambroise Vollard; published by the Société de L'Etoile Filante, Paris, 1948; printed by Jacquemin, Paris. The plate has been canceled.

Image: 20" x 15", sheet: 25 7/8" x 20"
Catalogue reference: Chapon/Rouault 104g

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