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Georges Rouault
French (Paris, France, 1871 - 1958, Paris, France) Primary

Bon Candidat Boudoubadabou

Aquatint with roulette

11 3/4 in. x 7 1/2 in. (29.85 cm x 19.05 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2012.27.121
Other Number(s): 885 (Donor Number)
Geography: Europe, France
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Prints; Aquatints
Culture/Nationality: French
Collection: Levine Collection

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  • Fauve - Refers to a style in painting identified with a group of young French artists dating from around 1898 to 1906 and characterized by bold bright colors, surface texture, and spontaneous or unfinished looking compositions.
  • hats - Shaped coverings for the head having a brim and crown, or one of the two.
  • men - Refers to male human beings from young adulthood through old age.
  • photoaquatint - A variant of photogravure in which the plate is dusted with rosin to create an irregular grain pattern with enhanced ink-holding capabilities.
  • representation - A manner of expression by the artist in which the subject matter is presented so that the observer is reminded of actual visible forms. However, the subject represented may or may not exist in the visible world. For example, representations may include presentations of subject matter that are invisible to the eye, such as emotions or imaginary events, as if they are visible.
  • roulette wheels - Revolving dishlike devices that smoothly rotate on a central spindle and that have a series of equal-sized compartments on the inside made to catch a spinning ball during the game of roulette.

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  • Plate Dimensions: 11 3/4 x 7 1/2 in. (29.845 x 19.05 cm)

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