Artist Georges Rouault, French, 1871-1958
Artist Georges Aubert, French, 1886-1961
Publisher Ambroise Vollard, French, 1867-1939
Title
  • Cirque De L'Étoile Filante
  • Circus of the Shooting Star (translated title)
Date 1938
Medium aquatint printed in color ink, wood engraving and letterpress printed in black ink on off-white wove paper
Dimensions Overall (closed): 18 × 13 1/2 × 1 3/4 inches (45.7 × 34.3 × 4.4 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Robert H. Tannahill
Accession Number 2012.107.1
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Printed, upper center: GEORGES ROUAULT
Printed, center: CIRQUE | DE | L'ÉTOILE FILIANTE
Printed or stamped, in red, below title: [artist's mark, G.R, encircled, within a square]
Printed, below artist's mark: AMBROISE VOLLARD, ÉDITEUR | 28, RUE DE MARTIGNAC, 28 | PARIS | MCMXXXVIII
Robert H. Tannahill [1893-1969] (Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, USA);
2012-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)