The Old King

The Old King is a half-length portrait painting of a ruler in profile by the French artist Georges Rouault. It was painted over the course of twenty years, from 1916 to 1936, before an art dealer convinced him to release it.[1]

The Old King
French: Le Vieux Roi
ArtistGeorges Rouault
MediumOil on canvas
Dimensions76.83 cm × 53.98 cm (30.25 in × 21.25 in)
LocationCarnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh


  1. ^ "Georges Rouault". Art Now and Then. 2011-01-30. Retrieved 2018-04-06.
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