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Who is Jeanne Rij-Rousseau?
Jeanne Rij-Rousseau (June 10, 1870 – October 22, 1956) was a French Cubist painter and an art theoretician. Her estate has been scattered throughout the world. Paintings are trafficked in N.Y., Chicago, London, and Paris. Some works are in Parisian museums, in Blois, and in Grenoble, but especially in private collectors' homes. Research on this painter of the French Modern Age is still in its beginnings.

Rij-Rousseau was born in Candé. From 1890 on, she lived in Paris and moved in an artistic circle with painters of the "Ile de la Grande Jatte" in Montmartre. She was a student of Maurice Denis and Paul Sérusier. Sérusier's ideas regarding the coherence between music and painting gave rise to her theory of vibrism, which is a middle course between the Synthetic Cubism of the pre-war period and Larionov and Goncharova's Rayonism.

She was united to Juan Gris in a lifelong and intimate friendship. From 1908 on, Rij-Rousseau exhibited her works in Salon des Indépendants, from 1911 on, in Salon d'Automne and from 1924 on, in Salon des Tuileries. In 1920, she was a member of the artist circle called Section d'Or. She frequently traveled to South France, especially to Céret, and also to Germany, Belgium and Switzerland. Her paintings were displayed in Zurich, Brussels, New York, and Boston.

In Aubusson and Beauvais' manufactories large-size tapestries designed by her were produced. In 1925, she was awarded a gold medal for one of them in the first Arts Décoratifs' exhibition. Guillaume Apollinaire named her a "searcher", and her colour choices were admired by Florent Fels and André Salmon.

Also in 1925, Rij-Rousseau founded the Association of Modern-Age Female Painters. She exhibited with Suzanne Duchamp and Marie Laurencin, among others. Aside from Colette, Rij-Rousseau's biography was published in the book, Führende Frauen Europas by Elga Kern as a representative of French art.

Her fame did not last long, and in 1956 she died lonely, impoverished and forgotten in her great-niece's house in Savigny-sur-Braye. Her final exhibition in Château de Blois in 1959 attracted little notice, and the whereabouts of the 70 exhibited paintings are still unknown.
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RIJ ROUSSEAU Jeanne 1870-1956 Paris : " La Seine et Notre Dame " Hui

Lot 20: RIJ ROUSSEAU Jeanne 1870-1956 Paris : " La Seine et Notre Dame " Hui

Auction Date: Jul 14, 2019

Estimate: €1,000 - €1,500

Description: RIJ ROUSSEAU Jeanne 1870-1956 Paris : " La Seine et Notre Dame "
Huile sur toile SBD et contresignée au dos 73x60 cm
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Location: CHAVILLE, FR

Auction House: Chaville-Enchères

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Jeanne Rij-Rousseau (French 1870-1956), Bulls, oil on canvas, 28 x 23 in

Lot 591: Jeanne Rij-Rousseau (French 1870-1956), Bulls, oil on canvas, 28 x 23 in

Auction Date: Sep 25, 2010

Estimate: $700 - $900

Description: Jeanne Rij-Rousseau (French 1870-1956)
Bulls
With estate stamp Atelier/ Rij Rousseau l.l.
Oil on canvas
28 x 23 in (71.1 x 58.4 cm)
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Location: Rockville, MD, US

Auction House: Weschler's

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Jeanne Rij-Rousseau (French, 1870-1956)

Lot 389: Jeanne Rij-Rousseau (French, 1870-1956)

Auction Date: Mar 02, 2010

Estimate: £400 - £600

Description: Jeanne Rij-Rousseau (French, 1870-1956)
Nature morte
signed 'J Rij Rousseau' (lower right) and signed 'Jeanne Rij Rousseau' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas, unframed
25¾ x 21¼ in. (65.4 x 54 cm.)
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Location: London, LDN, UK

Auction House: Christie's

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RIJ-ROUSSEAU Jeanne (1870-1956) Fleurs dans un

Lot 105: RIJ-ROUSSEAU Jeanne (1870-1956) Fleurs dans un

Auction Date: Dec 10, 2008

Estimate: €500 - €600

Description: RIJ-ROUSSEAU Jeanne (1870-1956) Fleurs dans un vase Huile sur toile, signée en bas à droite. Contresignée au verso. 92 x 60 cm...

Location: Paris, FR

Auction House: Ader

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Jeanne RIJ-ROUSSEAU (1870 - 1956) PORTRAIT D'HOMME Fusain et pastel sur papier b5...

Lot 574: Jeanne RIJ-ROUSSEAU (1870 - 1956) PORTRAIT D'HOMME Fusain et pastel sur papier b5...

Auction Date: Jun 30, 2008

Estimate: €500 - €600

Description: Jeanne RIJ-ROUSSEAU (1870 - 1956)
PORTRAIT D'HOMME
Fusain et pastel sur papier
avec le cachet de l'atelier en bas à gauche
h: 78 w: 59 cm


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Location: Paris, FR

Auction House: Artcurial

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* RIJ-ROUSSEAU Jeanne (1870-1956). Fleurs 500 /

Lot 170: * RIJ-ROUSSEAU Jeanne (1870-1956). Fleurs 500 /

Auction Date: Feb 20, 2008

Estimate: €0 - €0

Description: * RIJ-ROUSSEAU Jeanne (1870-1956). Fleurs 500 / 700...

Location: Paris, FR

Auction House: Ader

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* RIJ-ROUSSEAU Jeanne (1870-1956) (Attribuée à).

Lot 168: * RIJ-ROUSSEAU Jeanne (1870-1956) (Attribuée à).

Auction Date: Feb 20, 2008

Estimate: €0 - €0

Description: * RIJ-ROUSSEAU Jeanne (1870-1956) (Attribuée à). 180 / 250...

Location: Paris, FR

Auction House: Ader

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* RIJ-ROUSSEAU Jeanne (1870-1956) (Attribuée à).

Lot 169: * RIJ-ROUSSEAU Jeanne (1870-1956) (Attribuée à).

Auction Date: Feb 20, 2008

Estimate: €0 - €0

Description: * RIJ-ROUSSEAU Jeanne (1870-1956) (Attribuée à). 200 / 400...

Location: Paris, FR

Auction House: Ader

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Jeanne Rij-Rousseau (French, 1870-1956), "Still Life with Flowers in a Vase", c.1920; oil/canvas, 21" x 32", signed verso, provenance. Important French cubist painter and philosopher.

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Jeanne Rij-Rousseau (French, 1870-1956), "City View", c. 1920; oil/canvas, signed, provenance.

Lot 688: Jeanne Rij-Rousseau (French, 1870-1956), "City View", c. 1920; oil/canvas, signed, provenance.

Auction Date: Mar 03, 2002

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000

Description: Important French cubist painter and philosopher. Rij-Rousseau arrived in Paris in 1890. She became involved with a circle of artists which included Signac, Serusier, Vuillard, and Denis. Her approach to painting was based on her development of a complete scheme for each work, based on scientific principles of color, light, and geometry, even before starting to paint. She was interested in the visual phenomenon of "color wave vibrations" which would be the counterpart to sound waves in music. She called this "vibrisme". This concept would be very important to the work of the Futurists, especially Le Fresnay, Delaunay, and Jacques Villon. She continued to experiment with practical applications of this theory in the first decade of the twentieth century, through Cubism; and greatly influenced the thought of her friends, Juan Gris, Georges Braque, and Ferdinand Leger. She exhibited regularly from 1910 through the late 1930s....

Location: Oak Park, IL, US

Auction House: Toomey & Co. Auctioneers

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Jeanne Rij-Rousseau (French, 1870-1956), "Still Life with Flowers", c.1920; oil/canvas, 14" x 10",

Lot 787: Jeanne Rij-Rousseau (French, 1870-1956), "Still Life with Flowers", c.1920; oil/canvas, 14" x 10",

Auction Date: Feb 11, 2001

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

Description: signed, provenance. Important French cubist painter and philosopher. Rij-Rousseau arrived in Paris in 1890. She became involved with a circle of artists which included Signac, Serusier, Vuillard, and Denis. Her approach to painting was based on her development of a complete scheme for each work, based on scientific principles of color, light, and geometry, even before starting to paint. She was interested in the visual phenomenon of "color wave vibrations" which would be the counterpart to sound waves in music. She called this "vibrisme". This concept would be very important to the work of the Futurists, especially Le Fresnay, Delaunay, and Jacques Villon. She continued to experiment with practical applications of this theory in the first decade of the twentieth century, through Cubism; and greatly influenced the thought of her friends, Juan Gris, Georges Braque, and Ferdinand Leger. She exhibited regularly from 1910 through the late 1930s....

Location: Oak Park, IL, US

Auction House: Toomey & Co. Auctioneers

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Jeanne Rij-Rousseau (French, 1870-1956), "Still Life with Flowers in a Vase", c.1920; oil/canvas,

Lot 788: Jeanne Rij-Rousseau (French, 1870-1956), "Still Life with Flowers in a Vase", c.1920; oil/canvas,

Auction Date: Feb 11, 2001

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000

Description: 21" x 32", signed verso, provenance. Important French cubist painter and philosopher....

Location: Oak Park, IL, US

Auction House: Toomey & Co. Auctioneers

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