Catalogue No. 623
Christ Carrying the Cross (right hand version)

Artist: Rouault, Georges
Christ Carrying the Cross (right hand version)

1871-1958
Colour etching 30 x 20 cms

Collection Details

Initialled and dated 1935

 

Exhibition Details

The Leicester Galleries, London, January 1949

 

Background

An illustration from Roualt's La Passion, published in 1939 with eighty-two wood engravings and seventeen colour etchings.  This scene is from the section in the text entitled 'Chemineau et Paysans' ('Vagrant and Peasants').  La Passion is one of the great artist's books of the twentieth century.

 

Companion Picture

No.588