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Dura lex sed lex (The law is hard, but it is the law) from the portfolio Miserere (Have Mercy)

© Estate of Georges Rouault / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

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© Estate of Georges Rouault / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

Image downloads are for educational use only. For all other purposes, please see our Obtaining and Using Images page.

Georges Rouault

French, 1871-1958

Dura lex sed lex (The law is hard, but it is the law) from the portfolio Miserere (Have Mercy), 1926 (published 1948)

photogravure, aquatint, and copper engraving on Arches paper with Ambroise Vollard watermark

Edition: 293/425

image area: 22 1/2 x 17 inches (57.15 x 43.18 cm); plate mark: 22 5/8 x 17 3/16 inches (57.4675 x 43.65625 cm); sheet: 25 1/2 x 19 3/4 inches (64.77 x 50.165 cm)

Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York

Gift of Frederic P. Norton, 1998

P1998:14.2.52

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Inscriptions

signature, dated / in plate, lower right / G Rouault / 1926

Provenance

Frederic P. Norton, Kenmore, New York;
December 17, 1998, donated to the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo

Class

Photomechanical prints
Prints

Work Type

Photogravure (print)
Aquatint (print)
Drypoint (print)
Copper engraving (visual work)

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