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The Circus
Rouault was always interested in fairs and clowns. In his pictures, we sense the misery of these public
entertainers who are clowns, acrobats and other circus characters. They are often the symbol of human
suffering.


Clown au bandonéon

1906


Acrobate X

1913


Le vieux clown au chien

1925


Ecuyère de cirque

vers 1926


Le clown jaune

1930


Clown assis, Cirque de l'étoile filante

1932


Pierrot (ou Pierrette)

1937 ou 1938


Petite magicienne, Cirque de l'arc en ciel

1948-49


Duo ou Les deux frangins

1948


Pierrot

1953