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823
Le Vase bleu
1889–90
Alternate titles: Le vase bleu; Les Fleurs; The Blue Vase
Rewald: (675) 1889–90; Venturi: (512) 1883–87; Venturi revised: 1886–88; Rivière: c.1880 and 1885; Vollard: c.1889
Oil on canvas
24 3/8 x 20 1/16 in. (62 x 51 cm)
Vollard archives: photo no. 24, Annotated by Cézanne's son: 1878

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Exhibition History

1904b Paris: Grand Palais, Salon d'Automne, no. 18, Les Fleurs, lent by Blot.
1936c Paris: Musée de l'Orangerie, Cézanne, no. 64, pl. XXVIII, Le Vase bleu, lent by Louvre, Camondo.
1945f Paris: Musée du Louvre, Ecole française, no. 84.
1947a Paris: Jeu de Paume, Les Impressionnistes, leurs précurseurs contemporains, no. 37.
1952 Chicago and traveling: The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Ill, Cézanne, no. 61, ill, lent by Louvre.
1953 Aix-en-Provence and traveling: Musée Granet, Aix-en-Provence, Cézanne: Peintures, Aquarelles, Dessins, no. 10, ill, lent by Louvre.
1954 Paris: Orangerie, Hommage à Cézanne, no. 53, lent by Louvre.
1956 Warsaw and traveling: Narodowe muzeum, Warsaw, Peinture française de David à Cézanne, no. 8, pl. 89.
1961–62 Tokyo and traveling: National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo, Exposition d'art français au Japon 1840–1960, no. 108, ill.
1971 Washington, D.C. and traveling: Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C, Cézanne: An Exhibition in Honor of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Phillips Collection, no. 17.
1974 Paris: Orangerie, Cézanne dans les Musées Nationaux, no. 33.
1995–96 Paris and traveling: Grand Palais, Paris, Paul Cézanne: Une Rétrospective, no. 130, ill.
1999–2000 Riehen: Fondation Beyeler, Riehen/Basel, Cézanne und die Moderne, no. 17, ill, p. 70, Le Vase bleu.
2011–12 Milan: Palazzo Reale, Cézanne: Les ateliers du midi, no. 25, ill, Le Vase bleu.
2012 Tokyo: National Art Center, Paris—Provence, no. 79, ill.

Published References

Vollard 1914: Paul Cézanne, pls. 1 and 44.
Meier-Graefe 1918: Cézanne und sein Kreis. Ein Beitrag zur Entwicklungsgeschichte mit 127 Tonätzungen und fünfzehn Heliogravüren, p. 143, ill.
Meier-Graefe 1920: Cézanne und sein Kreis. Ein Beitrag zur Entwicklungsgeschichte, p. 143, ill.
Meier-Graefe 1922: Cézanne und sein Kreis, p. 175, ill.
Rivière 1923: Le Maître Paul Cézanne, pp. 209, 212, listed.
Glaser 1927: "Das Cézanne-Buch Joachim Gasquets, I," p. 286, ill.
Waldmann 1927: Die Kunst des Realismus und des Impressionismus, pl. XLI and cover.
Meier-Graefe 1927a: Cézanne, pl. XLVIII.
Waldmann 1930b: Paul Cézanne: Acht farbige Gemälde, pl. 4.
Peschcke-Koedt 1933: "Statusopgorelse i Malerkunsten," p. 193, ill.
Rivière 1933: Cézanne: Le Peintre solitaire, p. 115, ill.
Blot 1934: Histoire d'une collection de tableaux modernes, 50 Ans de peinture (de 1882–1932), pp. 36–37.
Faure 1936: Cézanne, ill.
Venturi 1936b: Cézanne: Son Art, Son Oeuvre, 2 vols., no. 512, ill. vol. 2, Le vase bleu.
Huyghe 1936c: Cézanne, pl. 3.
Novotny 1937: Cézanne, pl. 45.
Vollard 1937: Souvenirs d'un marchand de tableaux, ill. opp. p. 69.
Besson 1938: Cézanne, 10 Planches en couleurs
Novotny 1938: Cézanne und das Ende der wissenschaftlichen Perspektive, fig. 45.
Barnes and de Mazia 1939: The Art of Cézanne, no. 94, listed (analysis p. 346).
Auzas 1946: Peintures de Cézanne, pl. XIV (in color), Le Vase bleu, dated 1887–90.
Schildt 1946: Cézanne, fig. 58.
Dorival 1948: Cézanne, pl. 99.
Loran 1952: "Cézanne in 1952," p. 9, ill.
Schapiro 1952a: Cézanne, pp. 76–77, ill.
Rousseau 1953: Paul Cézanne, 1839–1906, pl. 17.
Adhémar 1958: Catalogue des peintures, pastels, sculptures impressionnistes du Musée du Louvre, pp. 24–25, no. 47.
Bazin 1958: Trésors de l'impressionnisme au Louvre, p. 274, ill.
Sterling and Adhémar 1958: La Peinture au Musée du Louvre, vol. I, fig. 264.
Chassé 1960: Les Nabis et leur temps, pl. 14.
Novotny 1961: Cézanne, pl. 26.
Feist 1963: Paul Cézanne, pp. 30, 34, 50, pl. 56.
Murphy 1968: The World of Cézanne, 1839–1906, p. 135.
Ikegami 1969: Cézanne, pl. 31.
Flam 1973: Matisse on Art, pp. 24–25, fig. 25 (p. 24, quoted above).
Schapiro 1973: Paul Cézanne, pl. 16 (with comments).
Elgar 1975: Cézanne, fig. 72.
Venturi 1978: Cézanne, p. 101, ill.
Ponente 1980: Paul Cézanne, p. 45, ill.
Plazy 1981: Cézanne, p. 76.
Harris 1982: The Art of Cézanne, cover.
Lucie-Smith 1984: Chefs-d'oeuvre impressionnistes du Musée du Jeu de Paume, p. 30, ill.
Flam 1986: Matisse: The Man and His Art, 1869–1918, pp. 362–63, fig. 363.
Pickvance and Takumi 1986: Cézanne, p. 125, b/w.
Pickvance and Takumi 1986: Cézanne, p. 56, ill, b/w.
Rewald 1986b: Cézanne: A Biography, p. 160, ill.
Kendall 1988: Cézanne: By Himself, p. 184, ill.
Lévêque 1988: La Vie et l'oeuvre de Paul Cézanne, p. 142, ill. in color.
Rewald 1989: Cézanne and America: Dealers, Collectors, Artists and Critics, 1891–1921, p. 39, fig. 14.
Naubert-Riser 1992: Cézanne, p. 87.
Baron and Bonafoux 1993: Cézanne: Les Natures Mortes, p. 27, ill.
Kitschen 1995: Cézanne: Stilleben, fig. 42.
Patin 1995: Cézanne, p. 56.
Sollers 1995: Le Paradis de Cézanne, p. 35, ill.
Cahn 1995b: Paul Cézanne, p. 73, ill.
Rewald 1996: The Paintings of Paul Cézanne, A Catalogue Raisonné, 2 vols., no. 675, ill. vol. 2, Le Vase bleu.
Dittmann 2005: Die Kunst Cézannes: Farbe, Rythmus, Symbol, pl. 18.
Feilchenfeldt 2005b: "Cézannes Sammler. Von Zola bis Annenberg," p. 177, ill.
Brettell and Eisenmann 2006: Nineteenth-Century Art in the Norton Simon Museum, p. 310, fig. 82a, The Blue Vase.
Machotka 2008: Cézanne: The Eye and the Mind, 2 vols., vol. 1, fig. 282; vol. 2, p. 182, Le vase bleu.
Leeman 2013: Emile Bernard (1868–1941), p. 102, fig. 30, Muséé´d'Orsay.
Page citation: Feilchenfeldt, Walter, Jayne Warman, and David Nash. "Le Vase bleu, 1889–90 (cat. no. 823)." The Paintings of Paul Cézanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. http://www.cezannecatalogue.com/catalogue/entry.php?id=655 (accessed September 21, 2017).
Record last updated November 8, 2014. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.