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La Maison du père Lacroix, Auvers-sur-Oise
1873
Alternate titles: Étude à Anvers; Étude: Paysage à Auvers; House of Père Lacroix, Auvers; La Maison du Père Lacroix; La Maison du père Lacroix à Auvers-sur-Oise; Maison du Père Lacroix, à Auvers
Rewald: (201) 1873; Venturi: (138) 1873; Venturi revised: 1873; Rivière: 1873
Oil on canvas
24 3/16 x 20 1/16 in. (61.5 x 51 cm)
Signed and dated lower left in blue: P. Cezanne 73

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theme: Landscape »

Exhibition History

1874 Paris: Studio Nadar (35, boulevard des Capucines), Première exposition de la Société Anonyme des Artistes Peintres, Sculpteurs, Graveurs, no. 44, Étude: Paysage à Auvers, lent by the artist.

Published References

de Montifaud 1874: "Exposition du boulevard des Capucines," p. 311, Étude à Anvers.
Rivière 1923: Le Maître Paul Cézanne, p. 201, listed.
Rivière 1933: Cézanne: Le Peintre solitaire, p. 35, ill.
Venturi 1936b: Cézanne: Son Art, Son Oeuvre, 2 vols., no. 138, ill. vol. 2, Maison du Père Lacroix, à Auvers.
Goldwater 1938: "Cézanne in America: The Master's Paintings in American Collections," p. 148, ill, JW: ? (in notebooks).
Barnes and de Mazia 1939: The Art of Cézanne, no. 44, listed.
Cogniat 1939: Cézanne, pl. 24.
Rivière 1942: Cézanne: Le Peintre solitaire, p. 35, ill.
Rewald 1946: The History of Impressionism, p. 246, ill.
Dorival 1948: Cézanne, pl. 31.
Rewald 1961: The History of Impressionism, p. 299, ill.
Reidemeister 1963: Auf den Spuren der Maler der Ile de France, p. 62, ill.
Pool 1967: Impressionism, pl. 147, House of Père Lacroix, Auvers.
Ikegami 1969: Cézanne, pl. 8.
Andersen 1970: Cézanne's Portrait Drawings, p. 11, fig. 10.
Elgar 1975: Cézanne, fig. 32.
Wadley 1975: Cézanne and His Art, pl. 25.
Kelder 1980: The Great Book of French Impressionism, p. 162, ill.
Plazy 1981: Cézanne, p. 133.
House 1985: Impressionist Masterpieces: National Gallery of Art, Washington, p. 52, pl. 15.
Bessonova and Williams 1986: Impressionism and Post-Impressionism: The Hermitage, Leningrad, The Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, and the National Gallery of Art, Washington, p. 153, ill.
Pickvance 1986: Van Gogh in Saint-Rémy and Auvers, pp. 234–35, fig. 56 (compares van Gogh's Houses at Auvers with this picture).
Kendall 1988: Cézanne: By Himself, p. 56, ill.
Düchting 1989: Paul Cézanne: Natur wird Kunst, p. 64, ill.
Wadley 1989: Cézanne and His Art, p. 31, ill. in color.
De Lartigue 1995: Les paysages de Paul Cézanne, p. 53, ill.
Machotka 1996: Cézanne: Landscape into Art, p. 41, fig. 18, with photograph of motif, p. 40, fig. 17, La Maison du Père Lacroix.
Rewald 1996: The Paintings of Paul Cézanne, A Catalogue Raisonné, 2 vols., no. 201, ill. vol. 2, La Maison du père Lacroix, Auvers-sur-Oise.
Maloon 1998: "Classic Cézanne," p. 44, fig. 19.
Lewis 2000: Cézanne, p. 107, pl. 63.
Mothe et al. 2006: Cézanne à Auvers-sur-Oise, p. 8, ill, also p. 44, with old postcard view of motif (7,9 rue de Gré).
Conisbee 2006a: "Cézanne's Provence," p. 31, fig. 14, La Maison du père Lacroix, Auvers-sur-Oise.
Machotka 2008: Cézanne: The Eye and the Mind, 2 vols., vol. 1, fig. 95; vol. 2, p. 83, La Maison du père Lacroix, Auvers-sur-Oise.
Mothe 2011: Ce que voyait Cézanne: Les paysages impressionnistes à la lumière des cartes postales, pp. 32–33, ill, La Maison du père Lacroix, Auvers-sur-Oise, with old postcard view of cottage titled "Auvewrs-Chaponval. La chaumière et le vieux puits"; the houses still exist at 7 and 9, rue du Gré.
Société Paul Cézanne 2011: P. Cézanne: À Paris et en Île de France, p. 61, ill, La Maison du père Lacroix à Auvers-sur-Oise, photo of motif by C. Crès (p. 60).
Machotka 2014: Cézanne: Landscape into Art, p. 72, fig. 16a, with color photo of motif, fig. 16b, La Maison du père Lacroix, Auvers-sur-Oise.
Marchesseau 2017: Paul Cezanne, Le chant de la terre, p. 146, ill.
Warman 2017: "Chronology," fig. 101.
Warman 2017: "Chronologie," p. 266, fig. 90.
Elderfield, Morton, Rey 2017a: Cézanne Portraits, p. 266, fig. 90.

Remarks

The house was located at the Sente de Gré in Auvers-sur-Oise. Alain Mothe suggests that this is the same house as in Maison dans les arbres, c.1879 (137).

Vincent van Gogh, Maisons à Auvers, June 1890. Toledo Museum of Art (Gift of Edward Drummond Libbey)
Postcard view of the house of Père Lacroix
Courtesy Alain Mothe
Page citation: Feilchenfeldt, Walter, Jayne Warman, and David Nash. "La Maison du père Lacroix, Auvers-sur-Oise, 1873 (cat. no. 77)." The Paintings of Paul Cézanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. http://www.cezannecatalogue.com/catalogue/entry.php?id=205 (accessed January 18, 2018).
Record last updated December 9, 2015. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.