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668
Mardi gras
1888
Alternate titles: Fasching; Giovedi grasso; Le Mardi Gras; Mardi Gras; Mardi-gras; Pierrot und Harlekin
Rewald: (618) 1888; Venturi: (552) 1888; Venturi revised: 1888; Rivière: 1888; Gowing: 1888
Oil on canvas
40 3/16 x 31 7/8 in. (102 x 81 cm)

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Exhibition History

1900 Berlin: Bruno and Paul Cassirer, III. Jahrgang der Kunst-Austellungen, Winter 1900/1901, no. 10, Fasching, lent by Durand-Ruel, not for sale.
1903 Vienna: Vienna Secession, XVI. Ausstellung der vereinigung bildender Künstler österreichs Secession, Entwicklung des Impressionismus in Malerei u. Plastik, no. 61, Pierrot und Harlekin, lent by Durand-Ruel.
1904b Paris: Grand Palais, Salon d'Automne, no. 19, Le Mardi Gras, lent by Durand-Ruel.
1926 Moscow: Museum of Modern Western Art, Paul Cézanne, Vincent van Gogh, no. 13.
1936c Paris: Musée de l'Orangerie, Cézanne, no. 72, pl. XIV, Mardi gras, lent by Moscow.
1936d London: New Burlington Galleries, Masters of French Nineteenth-Century Painting, no. 90, pl. VII, Mardi gras, lent by Moscow.
1955 Moscow: Pushkin Museum, Art français du XV–XX siècle, no number, p. 57.
1956a Leningrad: Hermitage Museum, Paul Cézanne: 50 Years since His Death, no. 11, ill.
1956b Leningrad: Hermitage Museum, French Art from the Twelfth to the Twentieth Century, no number.
1987 Lugano: Villa Favorita, Impressionisten und Post-Impressionisten aus sowjeischen Muséen II, no. 17, ill.
1998 St. Petersburg and traveling: State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Cézanne and the Russian Avant-Garde, no. 25, ill. (dated 1888–90).
2004–05 Essen: Museum Folkwang, Cézanne: Aufbruch in die Moderne, ill, p. 54 209, Mardi gras.
2016–17 Paris: Fondation Louis Vuitton, Icons of Modern Art, The Shchukin Collection, pp. 377, 438, ill.
2017–18 Karlsruhe: Staatliche Kunsthalle, Cézanne - Metamorphosen, no. 51, ill.

Published References

Lecomte 1899: "Paul Cézanne," p. 85, ill.
Heilbut 1903b: "Die Impressionistenausstellung der Wiener Secession," p. 191, ill.
Duret 1906: Histoire des peintres impressionnistes, p. 181, ill.
Meier-Graefe 1907: Impressionisten, p. 193, ill.
Pica 1908: Gl'Impressionisti Francesi, p. 198, ill, Giovedi grasso.
Meier-Graefe 1910: Paul Cézanne, 3rd ed, p. 25, ill.
Dreyfus 1913: "Paul Cézanne," p. 204, ill.
Meier-Graefe 1913: Paul Cézanne, p. 25, ill.
New York Times 1913: "A Private Collection in Germany That Contains Fourteen Examples of the Art of Paul Cézanne, a Great Modern, Who Already Is Placed with the Old Masters, in Darmstadt," p. 15, ill, Staboukine [sic] collection.
Tugendhold 1914: "Collection Shchukin," pp. 36–37, ill.
Vollard 1914: Paul Cézanne, pls. 17 and 44, Le Mardi Gras.
Meier-Graefe 1918: Cézanne und sein Kreis. Ein Beitrag zur Entwicklungsgeschichte mit 127 Tonätzungen und fünfzehn Heliogravüren, p. 175, ill.
Fahraeus 1919: "Paul Cézanne," p. 41, ill, Mardi-gras, dated 1888.
Meier-Graefe 1920: Cézanne und sein Kreis. Ein Beitrag zur Entwicklungsgeschichte, p. 175, ill.
Glaser 1922: Paul Cézanne, pl. 13, Mardi gras, dated circa 1888.
Meier-Graefe 1922: Cézanne und sein Kreis, p. 211, ill.
Klingsor 1923: Cézanne, pl. 19, Mardi gras.
Meier-Graefe 1923: Paul Cézanne, 5th ed., p. 81, ill.
Rivière 1923: Le Maître Paul Cézanne, p. 217, listed.
Arishima 1925: Sezannu [Cézanne], pl. 25.
Ternovetz 1925: "Le Musée d'Art moderne de Moscou (Ancienne Collections Stchoukine et Morosoff)," p. 469, ill, Mardi gras.
Ettinger 1926: "Die modernen Franzosen in den Kunstsammlungen Moskaus," p. 113, ill.
Bertram 1929: Cézanne, pl. 9.
Réau 1929: Catalogue d'art français dans les musées russes, no. 731.
Becker 1932: "The Museum of Modern Western Painting in Moscow—Part I," p. 190, ill.
Iavorskaia 1935a: Cézanne, pl. 27.
Raynal 1936: Cézanne, p. 24.
Tolnay 1936: "Cézanne et la peinture en Europe," p. 4, ill.
Huyghe 1936a: "Cézanne et son oeuvre," fig. 57.
Venturi 1936b: Cézanne: Son Art, Son Oeuvre, 2 vols., no. 552, ill. vol. 2, Mardi-gras.
Novotny 1937: Cézanne, pl. 53.
Vollard 1937: Souvenirs d'un marchand de tableaux, pl. 2.
Zervos 1938: Histoire de l'art contemporain, p. 31, ill.
Barnes and de Mazia 1939: The Art of Cézanne, no. 106, ill. p. 239 (analysis pp. 353–54).
Cogniat 1939: Cézanne, pl. 70.
Duret 1939: Histoire des peintres impressionnistes, p. 170.
Loran 1943: Cézanne's Composition, pl. 9, mentioned on pp. 57–58.
Dorival 1948: Cézanne, pl. 123.
Guerry 1950: Cézanne et l'expression de l'espace, pl. 43.
Badt 1956: Die Kunst Cézannes, pp. 94–95, 109, pl. 19.
Hess 1957: "Zum Bild des Menschen in der Kunst Cézanne," p. 339, ill.
Sterling 1957: Musée de l'Ermitage: La Peinture française de Poussin à nos jours, pl. 89.
Erpel 1958: Paul Cézanne, p. 31.
Sterling 1958: Great French Painting in the Hermitage Museum, Leningrad, pl. 89.
Langui 1959: 50 Years of Modern Art, no. 52, p. 89, ill.
Descargues 1961: The Hermitage Museum, Leningrad, pp. 216–17, ill.
Chappuis 1962: Les Dessins de P. Cézanne au Cabinet des Estampes du Musée des Beaux-Arts de Bâle, fig. 59 and no. 154.
Feist 1962: "Harmonie Parallel zur Natur, zur Malerei Paul Cezannes," p. 19, ill.
Feist 1963: Paul Cézanne, p. 30, pl. 44.
Guerry 1966: Cézanne et l'expression de l'espace, pl. 43.
Murphy 1968: The World of Cézanne, 1839–1906, p. 108.
Rewald 1969: "Chocquet et Cézanne," p. 82, no. 1.
Reff 1971: "Harlequins, Saltimbanques, Clowns, and Fools," p. 38, ill. p. 39.
Schapiro 1973: Paul Cézanne, p. 40, ill.
Sedova 1974: From Manet to Picasso, no. 32, ill.
Elgar 1975: Cézanne, fig. 69.
Barskaya 1975a: Paul Cézanne, pl. 13.
Monneret 1978a: Cézanne, Zola . . . La Fraternité du génie, p. 33, ill.
Monneret 1978b: L'Impressionnisme et son époque, vol. 1, p. 127, ill.
Kuznetsova and Georgievskaia 1979: French Painting from the Pushkin Museum: 17th to 20th Century, no. 182, ill.
Arrouye 1982: La Provence de Cézanne, p. 47.
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. 167, ill.
Gowing 1988b: Paul Cézanne: The Basel Sketchbooks, p. 21, fig. 21.
Distel 1989: Les Collectionneurs des impressionnistes: Amateurs et marchands, p. 135, ill.
Düchting 1989: Paul Cézanne: Natur wird Kunst, p. 157, ill.
Rewald 1989: Cézanne and America: Dealers, Collectors, Artists and Critics, 1891–1921, pp. 34, 37, fig. 12.
Arrouye 1995: Cézanne: Paris, Provence, p. 42, ill.
Cahn 1995b: Paul Cézanne, p. 86, ill.
Rewald 1996: The Paintings of Paul Cézanne, A Catalogue Raisonné, 2 vols., no. 618, ill. vol. 2 and p. 30, ill. col. vol. 1, Mardi gras.
Reff 1997a: "The Paintings of Paul Cézanne, A Catalogue Raisonné by John Rewald: Review," p. 801, questions Rewald's date because it seems based on recollections of artist's son.
Schmidt 1998: "Cézannes letztes Stilleben," fig. 12.
Lewis 2000: Cézanne, p. 248, pl. 153.
Feilchenfeldt 2000a: "Portraits," p. 152, fig. 2, Mardi gras.
Lewis 2002: "The Path to Les Lauves: A History of Cézanne's Studios," fig. 22, ill. in color.
Athanassoglou-Kallmyer 2003: Cézanne and Provence, The Painter in His Culture, p. 52, 93, fig. 2.42, Mardi gras.
Dittmann 2005: Die Kunst Cézannes: Farbe, Rythmus, Symbol, p. 158, ill. in b/w.
Feilchenfeldt 2005a: "Zur Rezeptionsgeschichte Cézannes in Deutschland," p. 134, ill.
Feilchenfeldt 2005c: "Cézannes Motive: Versuch einer neuen Ordnung," p. 207, ill.
Machotka 2008: Cézanne: The Eye and the Mind, 2 vols., vol. 1, fig. 254; vol. 2, p. 169, Mardi gras.
Kostenevich 2009: "Liubov Popova: From Cézanne to Utopia," p. 327, ill, Mardi Gras.
Echte and Feilchenfeldt 2011a: Kunstsalon Bruno & Paul Cassirer: Die Ausstellungen 1898-1901 «Das Beste aus aller Welt zeigen», Vol. 1, p. 346, ill.
Lewis 2012: "Cézanne and the Louvre," p. 109, fig. 64, Mardi gras.
Distel 2015: "Victor Chocquet – "le plus grand collectionneur français depuis les rois"," p. 63, pl. 39.
Kropmanns 2016: "Paul Durand-Ruel und Victor Chocquet – zwei frühe Föderer der Impressionisten," p. 28, fig. 5.
Page citation: Feilchenfeldt, Walter, Jayne Warman, and David Nash. "Mardi gras, 1888 (cat. no. 668)." The Paintings of Paul Cézanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. http://www.cezannecatalogue.com/catalogue/entry.php?id=600 (accessed November 24, 2017).
Record last updated May 17, 2017. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.