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Sometimes the Way is Beautiful

A work made of gouache and black ink on wove paper prepared with a pink wash, laid down on canvas, laid down on masonite.
© 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

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  • A work made of gouache and black ink on wove paper prepared with a pink wash, laid down on canvas, laid down on masonite.

Date:

c. 1917

Artist:

Georges Rouault
French, 1871-1958

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Georges Rouault

Title

Sometimes the Way is Beautiful

Place

France (Artist's nationality:)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

1912–1922

Medium

Gouache and black ink on wove paper prepared with a pink wash, laid down on canvas, laid down on masonite

Inscriptions

Signed recto, lower left, in brush and black gouache: "G Rouault"

Dimensions

Max: 38.9 × 54.4 cm (15 3/8 × 21 7/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of James W. Alsdorf

Reference Number

1954.1202

Copyright

© 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

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