Head of Christ

Georges Rouault, French, 1871 - 1958

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1913

Ceramic overglaze on porcelain

Overall: 15 7/8 × 11 7/8 in. (40.3 × 30.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Anonymous gift

P.979.16

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

20th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Nazi-Era Provenance Research

Painting

Not on view

Inscription

Signed and dated, on reverse: GR 1913

Course History

ENGL 7.47, Tales of the Avant-Gard, Andrew McCann, Winter 2019

Exhibition History

Rouault's Passion, Beaumont-May Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 11-April 20, 1980.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 16, 1997-August 8, 1999.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 23-June 22, 1997.

Georges Rouault: Paintings and Prints, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, 1945, no 35.

Early Modern Art from the Permanent Collection, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 16, 1995-April 7, 1996.

"Georges Rouault", The Institute of Modern Art, Boston, Massachusetts; The Phillips Memorial Gallery, Washington, DC; The San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, California, November 1940-March 1941, no. 5.

Publication History

Treasures of the Hood Museum, Dartmouth College, New York: Hudson Hill Press, 1985, p. 126, no. 112, ill.

Lionello Venturi, Georges Rouault, Boston: Institute of Modern Art, 1940, p. 22, no. 5, ill.

John Elderfield, Fauvism: The Wild Beasts and Its Affinities, New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1976, pp. 143, 146, ill.

James Thrall Soby, Georges Rouault: Paintings and Prints, New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1945, pp. 18, 62, ill.

Provenance

Sold to Ambroise Vollard (1866-1939), 1913; anonymous collectors, 1940; given to present collection, 1979.

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