Femininity According to Georges Rouault, in Three Paintings

La Gazette Drouot
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Georges Rouault (1871-1958) endows everything with a sacred character, especially his female portraits. Three examples, which have remained in the artist's family until now, will be presented at auction in Cannes this summer. Georges Rouault (1871-1960), Aglaé, oil on paper mounted on canvas, c. 1940, 66.5 x 48 cm/26.18 x 18.89 in.Estimate: €90,000/110,000 Aglaé and Anouchka are among the many female portraits that Georges Rouault painted - ranging from sex workers in the early years, whom he invited to warm up in his studio, to models and socialites late in his career. Aglaé is a mature work from the 1940s. During the war, Rouault left his studio on rue

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