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R. B. Kitaj

Rousseau, 1990

Oil on canvas
60 × 60 1/4 in
152.4 × 153 cm
This is a unique work.
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New York, Palm Beach, Bridgehampton
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Mark Borghi Fine Art
New York, Palm Beach, +1 more
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Painted in 1990, Rousseau exemplifies Kitaj’s later style and his liberal reference to literature …

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Painted in 1990, Rousseau exemplifies Kitaj’s later style and his liberal reference to literature and art history inspirations in constructing his images and compositions. The wild and exaggerated red tree branches contrast drastically with the vibrant green background, forming a expressive yet disorienting landscape …

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Hand-signed by artist, Titled, dated, and signed verso 'Rousseau 1990 Kitaj'
R. B. Kitaj
American, 1932–2007
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Among the most significant post-war painters whose work and writings helped to define the School of …

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Among the most significant post-war painters whose work and writings helped to define the School of London, R.B. Kitaj produced complex, boldly expressive compositions dense with references to art, literature, and, most significantly, Judaism. As he explained: “The Jewish question, in its infinity, is the central …

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Mark Borghi Fine Art
New York, Palm Beach, +1 more
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Painted in 1990, Rousseau exemplifies Kitaj’s later style and his liberal reference to literature …

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Painted in 1990, Rousseau exemplifies Kitaj’s later style and his liberal reference to literature and art history inspirations in constructing his images and compositions. The wild and exaggerated red tree branches contrast drastically with the vibrant green background, forming a expressive yet disorienting landscape …

Read more
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Titled, dated, and signed verso 'Rousseau 1990 Kitaj'
R. B. Kitaj
American, 1932–2007
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Among the most significant post-war painters whose work and writings helped to define the School of …

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Among the most significant post-war painters whose work and writings helped to define the School of London, R.B. Kitaj produced complex, boldly expressive compositions dense with references to art, literature, and, most significantly, Judaism. As he explained: “The Jewish question, in its infinity, is the central …

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R. B. Kitaj

Rousseau, 1990

Oil on canvas
60 × 60 1/4 in
152.4 × 153 cm
This is a unique work.
Contact For Price
location
New York, Palm Beach, Bridgehampton
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