March 22, 2008

Georges Rouault (1871-1958)

Le Christ (1937)

Christ en Croix (1936, etching)

Rouault was a Fauvist/Expressionist painter, ceramicist, maker of stained glass, & printmaker in lithography & etching -

"I am a believer and a conformist. Anyone can revolt; it is more difficult silently to obey our own interior promptings, and to spend our lives finding sincere and fitting means of expression for our temperaments and our gifts..."

The Columbia Encyclopedia

Spaightwood Galleries

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