Two Nudes (The Sirens)
Georges Rouault (French, 1871-1958)
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  • Artist Name: Georges Rouault (French, 1871-1958)
  • Title: Two Nudes (The Sirens)
  • Date: 1906/08
  • Medium: Gouache on paper
  • Dimensions: 27 x 21-1/2 in. (68.6 x 54.6 cm)
  • Credit Line: Norton Simon Art Foundation
  • Accession Number: M.1969.25.P
  • Copyright: © 2017 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris Reproduction, including downloading of ARS works is prohibited by copyright laws and international conventions without the express written permission of Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Object Information

John Quinn (1870-1924), New York, to;
Quinn Estate, sold 1926 to;
R. Sturgis Ingersoll, Penllyn, Pennsylvania.
[Jane Wade, Inc., New York];
Norton Simon Art Foundation.

Georges Rouault: Paintings and Prints

  • Museum of Modern Art (New York, NY), 1947 to

Georges Rouault, 1871-1958

  • Norton Simon Museum, 1987-04-30 to 1987-12-13

Masterpieces of Philadelphia Private Collections

  • Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1947-05-30 to 1947-09-14

Selections from the Norton Simon, Inc. Museum of Art

  • Princeton University Art Museum, 1972-12-03 to 1974-07-17

Reinstallation of South Wing

  • Norton Simon Museum, 1993-10-07 to 1995-08-13
  • Steadman, David W., The Connoisseur, pp. 220-231
  • Puy, M., Edition de la Nouvelle Revue Française, 1921,
  • John Quinn, 1870-1925 [sic]. Collection of Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings and Sculpture, 1926, pp. 14, 114
  • Pach, Walter, The Masters of Modern Art, 1929, no. 18 p. 108
  • Canaday, John, Mainstreams of Modern Art, 1959, fig. 491 pp. 410, 411
  • Zilczer, Judith, "The Noble Buyer:" John Quinn, Patron of the Avant-Garde, 1978, p. 181
  • Masterpieces from the Norton Simon Museum, 1989, p. 185
  • Campbell, Sara, Collector Without Walls: Norton Simon and His Hunt for the Best, 2010, cat. 615 p. 319
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Additional Artwork by Artist

Head of Christ Georges Rouault 1937
Illustrations for "Les Fleurs du Mal" by Charles Baudelaire Georges Rouault 1936-38
Miserere Georges Rouault 1922-27 (Published 1948)
The Chinese Man Georges Rouault 1937

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