Le Clown Jaune (The Yellow Clown), plate 7 from Le Cirque (The Circus)

Georges Rouault, French, 1871 - 1958



Color aquatint on laid paper

Edition of 270

Plate: 13 7/8 × 9 15/16 in. (35.2 × 25.3 cm)

Sheet: 17 1/2 × 13 3/16 in. (44.4 × 33.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Susan E. Hardy, Nancy R. Wilsker, Sarah A. Stahl, and John S. Stahl in memory of their parents Barbara J. and David G. Stahl, Class of 1947



Maurice Potin, Paris


Ambroise Vollard, Paris


Place Made: France, Europe


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed and dated, lower right, in plate: 1930 / G Rouault ; inscribed, lower left, in graphite: Clown Jaune- ; watermark, lower center margin: BFK RIVES

Exhibition History

Paris/New York in the Twenties and Thirties, Alva de Mars Megan Chapel Art Center, Saint Anselm College, Manchester, New Hampshire, February 16-May 5, 2018.

Recent Acquisition: The Stahl Collection of European and American Art, Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 1-December 7, 2015.


Collected by Barbara Jaffe Stahl (1930-2004) and David Gerald Stahl (1926-2013), Manchester, New Hampshire; bequeathed to their children Susan E. Hardy, Nancy R. Wilsker, Sarah A. Stahl and John S. Stahl, 2013; given to present collection, 2014.

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