GEORGES ROUAULT AQUATINT, Bella Matribus Detestata. [War, hated by mothers]
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The etching comes nicely framed in a period gold frame- this frame is yours if you want it but will require an add'tl shipping charge. It is sold in good condition AS-IS (with typical wear on edges commensurate with age). Seller insures parcel for full value upon shipment.
About the artist:
Georges Rouault (1871-1958) was born in a working-class suburb of Paris. Encouraged by his grandfather, he began drawing as a child and was apprenticed to a stained-glass maker at the age of fourteen. In his spare time, he attended classes at the École Nationale des Arts Décoratifs, and frequented the Louvre. At age twenty, Rouault began studying at the École des Beaux-Arts under Gustave Moreau (1826-98) who also taught Henri Matisse and Albert Marquet. Shortly after Moreau died and bequeathed his estate to the City of Paris, Rouault was made the curator of the new Musée Gustave Moreau.In 1902 Georges Rouault helped to found the Salon d'Automne where he exhibited his work along with the Fauves and Indépendants, two groups of artists not included in the official Salon of the French Royal Academy. Rouault was thirty-eight when he had his ... read more