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Nature morte—pot à lait et fruits
c. 1900
Alternate titles: Nature morte; Still life; Still life: apples and jug
Rewald: (849) c.1900; Venturi: (735) 1895–1900; Venturi revised: 1888–90; Rivière: 1890(?); Reff: c.1900 (MoMA)
Oil on canvas
18 1/8 x 21 5/8 in. (46 x 54.9 cm)


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Exhibition History

1922 London: Burlington Fine Arts Club, Pictures, Drawings, and Sculptures of the French School of the Last 100 Years, no. 11, Still life: apples and jug, tentative identification, lent by Bibesco.
1925b London: Leicester Galleries, Paintings and Drawings by Paul Cézanne, no. 17, Nature morte, tentative identification, lent by Bibesco.
1930e New York: Marie Harriman Gallery, N.Y, Opening Exhibition, no. 1.
1931 Cambridge, Mass.: Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, Mass, Still Life: Loan Exhibition Arranged by Students
1931 Detroit: Detroit Institute of Arts, Mich, Modern French Painting, no. 14, Still life, lent by M. Harriman Gallery.
1931b New York: American Art Association, N.Y, Important Paintings from the Collections of Leading New York Dealers, no. 60.
1932c New York: Marie Harriman Gallery, N.Y, French Paintings
1933b New York: The Museum of Modern Art, N.Y, Fruit and Flower Paintings
1934 Philadelphia: Pennsylvania Museum of Art, Pa, Cézanne, no. 38 (dated 1895), Still life, lent by Harriman Gallery.
1934 San Francisco: California Palace of the Legion of Honor, Calif, French Painting from the XVth Century to the Present, no. 72.
1936f New York: Marie Harriman Gallery, N.Y, Chardin and the Modern Still Life, no number.
1937 San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Art, Calif, Paul Cézanne, no. 33, ill, lent by Harriman Gallery.
1938 Hartford: Wadsworth Atheneum, Conn, Painters of Still Life, no. 51.
1939h New York: Marie Harriman Gallery, N.Y, Cézanne: Centennial Exhibition, no. 17 (dated 1895–1900), Nature morte.
1947d New York: A. Seligman-Helft Galleries, N.Y, French Still-Life from Chardin to Cézanne, no. 3, lent by Mr. and Mrs. William Averell Harriman.
1961 Washington, D.C.: National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C, The Marie and Averell Harriman Collection, no number, ill, p. 13.
1974 Tokyo and traveling: National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo, Cézanne, no. 52.
1977–78 New York and traveling: The Museum of Modern Art, New York and Reunion des Musees Nationaux, Paris, Cézanne: The Late Work, no. 29, pl. 146.
1978a Paris: Grand Palais, Cézanne: Les dernières années (1895–1906), no. 24, ill.
1983 San Diego: Timken Art Gallery, Calif, Selected French Paintings
1997–98 Stockholm: Nationalmuseum, Cezanne i blickpunkten, no. 24, ill, pp. 80–81 (dated c. 1900).
1998–99 Sydney: Art Gallery of New South Wales, Classic Cézanne, no. 10, ill, Nature morte—pot à lait et fruits.
2004–05 Essen: Museum Folkwang, Cézanne: Aufbruch in die Moderne, ill, p. 97, Nature morte—pot à lait et fruits.
2006 Washington, D.C. and traveling: National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C, Cézanne in Provence, no. 147, ill.
2008 Humlebæk: Louisiana Museum of Art, Cézanne and Giacometti: Paths of Doubt, no. 52, ill, p. 22, Nature morte—pot à lait et fruits, lent by NGA, Washington, D.C.
2012 Tokyo: National Art Center, Paris—Provence, no. 85, ill.
2017–18 Paris: Musée Marmottan Monet, Monet Collectionneur, no. 61, ill.

Published References

Rivière 1923: Le Maître Paul Cézanne, p. 218, listed (?), as Pot en faïence de Chantilly et pommes.
Basler 1930: "Le Problème de la forme depuis Cézanne," p. 364, ill.
McBride 1931b: "The Palette Knife," p. 268, ill.
Loran 1935: "Cézanne at the Pennsylvania Museum," p. 87, ill.
Venturi 1936b: Cézanne: Son Art, Son Oeuvre, 2 vols., no. 735, ill. vol. 2, Nature morte.
Ponente 1981: Cézanne e le avanguardie, Colli: pl. 6.
Shiff 1984: Cézanne and the End of Impressionism, fig. 53.
Wollheim 1987: Painting as an Art, fig. 3.
Kendall 1988: Cézanne: By Himself, p. 191, ill.
Naubert-Riser 1992: Cézanne, p. 121.
Rewald 1996: The Paintings of Paul Cézanne, A Catalogue Raisonné, 2 vols., no. 849, ill. vol. 2, Nature morte—pot à lait et fruits.
Schmidt 2007: "Picasso und Cézanne. Zur Entstehung der kubistischen Bildsprache," p. 107, fig. 18 (detail).
Page citation: Feilchenfeldt, Walter, Jayne Warman, and David Nash. "Nature morte—pot à lait et fruits, c. 1900 (cat. no. 878)." The Paintings of Paul Cézanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. (accessed March 18, 2018).
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