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Cirque de l'Etoile Filante

  • Object:

    Illustration

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (published)

  • Date:

    1931-32 (made)
    1938 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Rouault, Georges, born 1871 - died 1958 (artist)
    Aubert, Georges, born 1866 - died 1961 (engraver)
    Vollard, Ambroise, born 1868 - died 1939 (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    wood-engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr. C.E. Grunspan

  • Museum number:

    E.160-1945

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 94, shelf J, box 32

Physical description

Illustration done in the wood-engraving technique

Place of Origin

Paris (published)

Date

1931-32 (made)
1938 (published)

Artist/maker

Rouault, Georges, born 1871 - died 1958 (artist)
Aubert, Georges, born 1866 - died 1961 (engraver)
Vollard, Ambroise, born 1868 - died 1939 (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

wood-engraving

Dimensions

Height: 57.6 cm volume, Width: 40.5 cm volume, Depth: 2.9 cm volume

Descriptive line

Georges Rouault. Illustration to Cirque de l'Etoile Filante, engraved by Georges Aubert. Published by Vollard, Paris, 1938.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1945, London: HMSO, 1956.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Wood engraving

Categories

Illustration; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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