Georges Rouault

(French, 1871 - 1958)

clown tragique by georges rouault

Georges Rouault

Clown tragique, 1911

trois personnages dans un paysage de bretagne by georges rouault

Georges Rouault

Trois Personnages dans un Paysage de Bretagne, 1915

Biographie

Chronologie

1871
Born: in Paris, France on May 27th
1880
His parents entered him in school
1885 - 1890
Apprenticed to a stained glass artisan, and there he learned to restore medieval stained glass windows
1891 - 1898
Studied at the École des Beaux-Arts, in Paris, France where Gustave Moreau became his mentor and friend
1894
Recipient, the Concours Chenavard first prize
1903
Was a co-founder and participant in the first Salon d’Automne of 1903 along with Matisse and other artists who would later be called Fauves
Became the curator of the Musée Moreau
1910
Had his first solo exhibition at the Galerie Drouet
1916 - 1936
Devoted himself entirely to printmaking, to the exclusion of painting for the first ten
1916
Began to illustrate a number of books at the advice of his dealer, Vollard

Expositions

2011
Rouault, au Pays d’Ubu, Yoshii Gallery, Paris, France
Georges Rouault: Cirque de L’Etoile Filante, East Gallery, Fleming Museum, Burlington, VM
Georges Rouault, landscapes, Shiodome Museum, Rouault Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2010 - 2011
Georges Rouault: The Sacred and the Profane, Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, Bilbao, Spain
2010
Dürer, Rouault, and the Passion of Christ, Centro Comunale d’Arte e Cultura Exma, Cagliari, Italy
2009 - 2010
Georges Rouault, Landscapes, Musée d’Art Moderne, Troyes, France
2009
Georges Rouault – Makoto Fujimura: Soliloquies, Dillon Gallery, New York, NY
2008
Mystic Masque: Semblance and Reality in Georges Rouault, McMullen Museum of Art, Boston, MA
The Redemptive Vision of Georges Rouault, Walsh Gallery, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ
Georges Rouault-Miserere, Galeria Ariete, Bologna, Italy