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Rouault 'Les Fleurs du Mal'

Georges Rouault (1871 - 1958)

Les Fleurs du Mal: Nu de profil

Aquatints printed in colours, 1936 - 38
Chapon & Rouault 274 - 285

Complete set of twelve aquatints. Undescribed working proofs before the published edition of 250. Before the reduction of the plates; with minor differences in colouring and before monogram and date in the black plates; one worked over by hand in black gouache and one with annotations.

1) Nu de profil, Chapon and Rouault 274
Undescribed working proof before the published edition, exhibiting the following differences:
a) Before the reduction of the plate;
b) The colour plates exhibiting significant differences from those of the edition; and
c) The black plate is before monogram and date.
This impression is heavily annotated in ink with printer's instructions. 
'Essai fait il y a un an
Aneune couleur un___
pour vos petits planches nous n'aurons aucun coup de planche
le___on l'acier plutos depassant le papier.'
Unique in this form. On laid paper.

Watermark: Montval.
Image Size: 34.8 x 24.7 cm / Sheet Size: 44.7 x 34.2 cm

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Rouault 'Les Fleurs du Mal'

Georges Rouault (1871 - 1958)

Les Fleurs du Mal: Femme fière

Aquatints printed in colours, 1936 - 38
Chapon & Rouault 274 - 285

Complete set of twelve aquatints. Undescribed working proofs before the published edition of 250. Before the reduction of the plates; with minor differences in colouring and before monogram and date in the black plates; one worked over by hand in black gouache and one with annotations.

2) Femme fière, C&R 275
Undescribed working proof before the published edition of 250. 
a) Before the reduction of the plate;
b) The black plate is before monogram and date; and
c) Major colour differences from edition.
On wove paper.

Watermark: Montval.
Remargined with new paper.
Image Size: 34.5 x 25 cm / Sheet Size: 44 x 33.5 cm

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Rouault 'Les Fleurs du Mal'

Georges Rouault (1871 - 1958)

Les Fleurs du Mal: Courtisane aux Yeux baissés

Aquatints printed in colours, 1936 - 38
Chapon & Rouault 274 - 285

Complete set of twelve aquatints. Undescribed working proofs before the published edition of 250. Before the reduction of the plates; with minor differences in colouring and before monogram and date in the black plates; one worked over by hand in black gouache and one with annotations.

3) Courtisane aux Yeux baissés, C&R 276
Undescribed working proof before the published edition of 250. 
a) Before the reduction of the plate;
b) The black plate is before the monogram and date; shading on the shoulders, arms, and bosom has been added; shading on the bottom left corner has been removed, but remains above proper right shoulder;
c) The lower border is no gray and the other three borders have been tidied; and
d) The green colouring along the bottom of the image inside the black borderline has been added.
On wove paper.

Watermark: Montval.
Image Size: 35 x 25 cm / Sheet Size: 44 x 33.5 cm

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Rouault 'Les Fleurs du Mal'

Georges Rouault (1871 - 1958)

Les Fleurs du Mal: Fière autant qu'un Vivant

Aquatints printed in colours, 1936 - 38
Chapon & Rouault 274 - 285

Complete set of twelve aquatints. Undescribed working proofs before the published edition of 250. Before the reduction of the plates; with minor differences in colouring and before monogram and date in the black plates; one worked over by hand in black gouache and one with annotations.

4) Fière autant qu'un Vivant, C&R 277
Undescribed proof before the published edition of 250. 
a) Before the reduction of the plate;
b) The borderline for cutting the plate is drawn; and
c) Minor differences in colouring from the published edition.
On wove paper.

Image Size: 35 x 24.5 cm / Sheet Size: 44 x 34 cm

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Georges Rouault (1871 - 1958)

Les Fleurs du Mal: Laquais

Aquatints printed in colours, 1936 - 38
Chapon & Rouault 274 - 285

Complete set of twelve aquatints. Undescribed working proofs before the published edition of 250. Before the reduction of the plates; with minor differences in colouring and before monogram and date in the black plates; one worked over by hand in black gouache and one with annotations.

5) Laquais, C&R 278
Signed and dated in ink, bottom right corner of subject. Undescribed proof before the published edition of 250. 
a) Before the reduction of the plate;
b) The black plate is undescribed earlier state than that of the published edition;
c) Borderlines for cutting down the plate have been drawn; and
d) Minor differences in colouring from the published edition.
On wove paper.

Watermark: Montval
Image Size: 34.5 x 24.5 cm / Sheet Size: 44 x 34 cm

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Georges Rouault (1871 - 1958)

Les Fleurs du Mal: Trio

Aquatints printed in colours, 1936 - 38
Chapon & Rouault 274 - 285

Complete set of twelve aquatints. Undescribed working proofs before the published edition of 250. Before the reduction of the plates; with minor differences in colouring and before monogram and date in the black plates; one worked over by hand in black gouache and one with annotations.

6) Trio, C&R 280
Undescribed proof before the published edition of 250. 
a) Before the reduction of the plate;
b) The black plate is the undescribed earlier state than that of the edition; and
c) Differences in colour from published edition - much greener.
On wove paper.

Watermark: Montval
Image Size: 34.5 x 25 cm / Sheet Size: 44.5 x 34 cm

 

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Georges Rouault (1871 - 1958)

Les Fleurs du Mal: Juges

Aquatints printed in colours, 1936 - 38
Chapon & Rouault 274 - 285

Complete set of twelve aquatints. Undescribed working proofs before the published edition of 250. Before the reduction of the plates; with minor differences in colouring and before monogram and date in the black plates; one worked over by hand in black gouache and one with annotations.

7) Juges, C&R 279
Undescribed working proof before the published edition of 250. Differences:
a) Before the reduction of the plate;
b) The black plate is undescribed earlier state than that of the edition; and
c) Minor differences in colour from the published edition.
On wove paper.

Watermark: Montval
Image Size: 34.5 x 24.5 cm / Sheet Size: 44.5 x 33.5 cm

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Georges Rouault (1871 - 1958)

Les Fleurs du Mal: Paysage à Catour

Aquatints printed in colours, 1936 - 38
Chapon & Rouault 274 - 285

Complete set of twelve aquatints. Undescribed working proofs before the published edition of 250. Before the reduction of the plates; with minor differences in colouring and before monogram and date in the black plates; one worked over by hand in black gouache and one with annotations.

8) Paysage à Catour, C&R 281
Undescribed proof before the published edition of 250. Differences:
a) Before the reduction of the plate;
b) Black plate is undescribed earlier state than that of the edition; and
c) Minor differences in colouring from edition.
On wove paper.

Watermark: Montval
Image Size: 35 x 24.5 cm / Sheet Size: 44 x 34 cm

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Georges Rouault (1871 - 1958)

Les Fleurs du Mal: Christ (de Face)

Aquatints printed in colours, 1936 - 38
Chapon & Rouault 274 - 285

Complete set of twelve aquatints. Undescribed working proofs before the published edition of 250. Before the reduction of the plates; with minor differences in colouring and before monogram and date in the black plates; one worked over by hand in black gouache and one with annotations.

9) Christ (de Face), C&R 282
Undescribed proof before the published edition of 250. Differences:
a) Before the reduction of the plate;
b) The black plate is before the monogram and date;
c) Still with white showing through;
d) With extensive hand colouring in black;
e) Before the borders have been defined; and
f) With major differences in colour (this proof is very green)
On wove paper.

Watermark: Montval
Image Size: 34.5 x 25 cm / Sheet Size: 44.5 x 33.5 cm

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Georges Rouault (1871 - 1958)

Les Fleurs du Mal: Les Trois Croix

Aquatints printed in colours, 1936 - 38
Chapon & Rouault 274 - 285

Complete set of twelve aquatints. Undescribed working proofs before the published edition of 250. Before the reduction of the plates; with minor differences in colouring and before monogram and date in the black plates; one worked over by hand in black gouache and one with annotations.

10) Les Trois Croix, C&R 283
Undescribed proof before the published edition of 250. Inscribed by the printer '1' in pencil.
A) Before the reduction of the plate;
b) Before the monogram and the date; and
c) With differences in colouring.
On wove paper.

Watermark: Montval
Image Size: 35 x 25 cm / Sheet Size: 44.5 x 34 cm

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Georges Rouault (1871 - 1958)

Les Fleurs du Mal: Passion

Aquatints printed in colours, 1936 - 38
Chapon & Rouault 274 - 285

Complete set of twelve aquatints. Undescribed working proofs before the published edition of 250. Before the reduction of the plates; with minor differences in colouring and before monogram and date in the black plates; one worked over by hand in black gouache and one with annotations.

11) Passion, C&R 284
Undescribed proof before the published edition of 250. 
a) Before the reduction of the plate;
b) Before the monogram and the date; and
c) With differences in colouring.
On wove paper.

Watermark: Montval
Image Size: 35 x 24 cm / Sheet Size: 44.5 x 33.5 cm

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Georges Rouault (1871 - 1958)

Les Fleurs du Mal: Tombeau

Aquatints printed in colours, 1936 - 38
Chapon & Rouault 274 - 285

Complete set of twelve aquatints. Undescribed working proofs before the published edition of 250. Before the reduction of the plates; with minor differences in colouring and before monogram and date in the black plates; one worked over by hand in black gouache and one with annotations.

12) Tombeau, C&R 285
Undescribed proof before the published edition of 250. 
a) The black plate is before the monogram and the date; and
b) With differences in colouring.
On laid paper.

Watermark: Montval
Image Size: 35 x 24 cm / Sheet Size: 44.5 x 33.5 cm


Image size : 34.5 x 25.0 cm (13.58 x 9.84 in) 
Sheet size : 44.0 x 34.0 cm (17.32 x 13.39 in) 

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