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Portrait de madame Cézanne
c. 1888
Alternate titles: Madame Cézanne; Portrait de Mme C...; Portrait: Madame Cézanne; Porträt der Gattin Cézannes
Rewald: (607) c.1888; Venturi: (528) 1885–87; Venturi revised: 1886–88
Oil on canvas
39 5/8 x 32 in. (100.6 x 81.3 cm)
Vollard B stockbook: no. 3809, Portrait de Madame Cézanne, 100 x 81 cm (300 frs)
Vollard archives: photo no. 66, Annotated: 1885

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Exhibition History

1904b Paris: Grand Palais, Salon d'Automne, no. 3, Portrait de Mme C..., lent by Vollard.
1909b Berlin: Paul Cassirer, XII. Jahrgang, III. Ausstellung, no. 10 ("grand portrait, 22,000 frs"), Portrait: Madame Cézanne, tentative identification, lent by Vollard.
1912 Frankfurt: Frankfurter Kunstverein, Die klassische Malerei Frankreichs im 19. Jahrhundert ein Überblick über die Entwicklung der modernen französischen Malerei in ausgewählten Werken der führenden Meister, no. 8, Porträt der Gattin Cézannes, for sale.
1935a New York: Bignou Gallery, N.Y, A Nineteenth Century Selection: French Paintings, no. 2, ill.
1970 Detroit: Detroit Institute of Arts, Mich, A Collector's Treasure: The Tannahill Bequest
1993 Tübingen: Kunsthalle, Cézanne Gemälde, no. 39, ill.
1999–2000 Riehen: Fondation Beyeler, Riehen/Basel, Cézanne und die Moderne, no. 15, ill, p. 74, Portrait de madame Cézanne.
2000 Vienna and traveling: Kunstforum, Vienna, Cézanne: Vollendet unvollendet, no. 21, ill, Portrait de madame Cézanne.
2009 Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pa, Cézanne and Beyond, pl. 36, 135, p. 176, 398 (dated c. 1886), Portrait de madame Cézanne.
2014–15b New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y, Madame Cézanne, n.n, pl. 17, lent by Detroit Institute of Arts.
2017–18 Paris and traveling: Musée d'Orsay, Paris, Cézanne Portraits, no. 13.3, ill, shown in London and Washington only.
2017–18a Paris: Musée d'Orsay, Cézanne Portraits, no. 39, ill, shown in London and Washington only.

Published References

Pène du Bois 1914: "A Modern American Collection," p. 305, ill.
Vollard 1914: Paul Cézanne, pl. 45.
Barnes 1915: "How to Judge a Painting," p. 219, ill.
Mullen 1923: An Approach to Art, p. 37.
Barnes 1925b: "Cézanne," p. 14, ill.
Zervos 1927: "Idéalisme et naturalisme dans la peinture moderne, II: Cézanne, Gauguin, Van Gogh," p. 336, ill.
Iavorskaia 1935b: Paul Cézanne, pl. XXV.
Venturi 1936b: Cézanne: Son Art, Son Oeuvre, 2 vols., no. 528, ill. vol. 2, Madame Cézanne.
Goldwater 1938: "Cézanne in America: The Master's Paintings in American Collections," p. 138, ill.
Zervos 1938: Histoire de l'art contemporain, p. 30, ill.
Barnes and de Mazia 1939: The Art of Cézanne, no. 113, listed.
Cummings 1970: "Tannahill Taste," p. 32, ill.
Reff 1977c: "Painting and Theory in the Final Decade," p. 19, ill.
Shiff 1978: "Seeing Cézanne," fig. 7.
Reff 1979b: "The Pictures within Cézanne's Pictures," fig. 27.
Shiff 1984: Cézanne and the End of Impressionism, figs. 41 and 51.
Kendall 1988: Cézanne: By Himself, p. 93, ill.
Rewald 1989: Cézanne and America: Dealers, Collectors, Artists and Critics, 1891–1921, p. 263.
Rewald 1996: The Paintings of Paul Cézanne, A Catalogue Raisonné, 2 vols., no. 607, ill. vol. 2 and p. 40, ill. col. vol. 1, Portrait de madame Cézanne.
Athanassoglou-Kallmyer 2003: Cézanne and Provence, The Painter in His Culture, pp. 14, 47, fig. 1.35, Portrait de madame Cézanne.
Feilchenfeldt 2005e: "Cézannes Gemälde: Formate und Themen, Echtheitsfragen," p. 234, ill.
Schmidt 2007: "Picasso und Cézanne. Zur Entstehung der kubistischen Bildsprache," p. 108, fig. 20 (detail).
Machotka 2008: Cézanne: The Eye and the Mind, 2 vols., vol. 1, fig. 251; vol. 2, p. 168, Portrait de madame Cézanne.
Bois 2009: "Cézanne and Matisse: From Apprenticeship to Creative Misreading," p. 130, ill, p. 176, pl. 36, Madame Cézanne, dated circa 1888.
Lanchner 2009: "Cézanne and Giacometti: An Odd Couple," p. 398, pl. 135, Madame Cézanne, dated c. 1886.
Rishel 2009: "Cézanne and Hartley: On Sacred Ground," p. 176, pl. 36, Madame Cézanne, dated circa 1886.
Sidlauskas 2009: Cézanne's Other: The Portraits of Hortense, pl. 3, Portrait de madame Cézanne, dated c. 1886–88.
Echte and Feilchenfeldt 2013b: Kunstsalon Cassirer: Die Ausstellungen 1908-1910 «Ganz eigenartige neue Werte», Vol. 4, p. 294, ill.
Page citation: Feilchenfeldt, Walter, Jayne Warman, and David Nash. "Portrait de madame Cézanne, c. 1888 (cat. no. 487)." The Paintings of Paul Cézanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. http://www.cezannecatalogue.com/catalogue/entry.php?id=590 (accessed November 24, 2017).
Record last updated January 15, 2015. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.