Georges Rouault Biography

Painter (1871–1958)
The French painter Georges Rouault is best known for religious paintings of those fallen from Christian grace.


Georges Rouault was born May 27, 1871 in Paris, France. After apprenticing for the restoration of medieval glass, Rouault became a painter of Expressionist religious subjects. A devout Roman Catholic, he continued to embrace religious topics until late in his career, when he worked on a clown series.

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