Acrobat

1939

Georges Rouault, French, 1871–1958

Oil on paper mounted on canvas, 16 5/8 X 11 1/4 IN. (42.2 X 28.5 CM.)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Foundation, 1966

Accession Number: 66.4421

Provenance:
[Ambroise Vollard, 1939? (Rouault's exclusive dealer from 1917-1939)]
Edouard Jonas, [1939?]-27 June 1949 (executor of Vollard estate)
Paul Rosenberg & Co., New York, 27 June 1949 to 16 January 1956
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 16 January 1956-17 May 1966
Gift of the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Foundation, 1966

Exhibition History:
LA JOLLA MUSEUM OF ART. "Works of Georges Rouault: Paintings and Graphics," 25 September-1 November 1964, no. 22, ill.

Published References:
DORIVAL, BERNARD. Rouault, l'oeuvre peint, vol. 2 (Monte Carlo: Editions Andre Sauret, 1988), no. 2068, ill. p. 182 (with slightly different measurement).

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection