French expressionist and religious painter. Georges Rouault was the son of a cabinetmaker. Trained as a maker of stained-glass windows (1885-90) be… [Read biography »]
Georges Rouault Biography
French expressionist and religious painter. Georges Rouault was the son of a cabinetmaker. Trained as a maker of stained-glass windows (1885-90) before studying at the School of Fine Arts in Paris where he was encouraged to develop his talent (1891-98). After his conversion to Roman Catholicism in 1895 he concentrated on Biblical themes in his paintings, etchings and lithographs. In 1905 he exhibited with the Fauves (Matisse, etc) but wasn't influenced by them. Instead he came under the broader expressionist school which dealt with intensely felt human emotions (Chaim Soutine, Edvard Munch, etc). Georges Rouault also painted scenes from the street, prostitutes, judges and tragic clowns as well as some still lifes. His style was basically melancholy, portraying the tragedy of the human condition, but with hope in Jesus.
Why Buy Rouault?
Rare signed original Rouault prints, etching, lithograph, or drawing is an impressive addition to your fine art collection. All purchases accompanied by the Certificate of Authenticity.
We are proud to carry Rouault works for sale.
Sell Your Rouault
Sell your Rouault fine art with us. We offer free evaluations.
News About Rouault
Masterworks Fine Art Gallery strives to be the best source of fine art for our clients and collectors all over the world. We also want to be an educational resource to the art community. We have educational fine art material for students and researchers, and we will continue to donate fine art to charities. You can see some of our donations made by Masterworks Fine Art. We believe the most direct way to accomplish this is by establishing a lifetime of personal and professional relationships with our clients. More About Us »