The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne
Enée rencontrant Didon à Carthage
Alternate title: Aenas meeting Dido at Carthage
Rewald (W43); Venturi revised: c.1872; Venturi (871): 1872–77
Watercolor, gouache, and graphite on laid paper (fragment)
4 3/4 x 7 1/4 in. (12 x 18.4 cm)
The Baltimore Museum, Baltimore, Anonymous Collection [Pearlman Collection], July–September 1958, no. 35, No number listed.
Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Drawings, Watercolors and Oils by Paul Cézanne, Lent by an Anonymous Collector, July 1–September 1, 1959, no. 7.
Knoedler Galleries, New York, A loan exhibition of Paintings, Watercolors and Sculpture from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Pearlman for the benefit of Greenwich House, January 27–February 21, 1959, no. 22, ill. in b/w, as Aenas meeting Dido at Carthage, 1872-77.
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York, The Pearlman Collection, May 22–October 15, 1964, no. 5.
Museum of Modern Art?, New York, Watercolors by Paul Cezanne from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Pearlman., June 14–October 1, 1965.
Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Cézanne and His Contemporaries: The Mr. and Mrs. Henry Pearlman Collection, June 14–October 1, 1967, no. 8.
Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut, Impressionism, Post-Impressionism, Expressionism: The Mr. & Mrs. Henry Pearlman Collection of Works, June 10–October 4, 1970, no. 11.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Summer Loan 1971: Paintings from New York Collections: Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Pearlman and the Henry and Rose Pearlman Foundation, July 13–September 7, 1971, no. 7.
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Cézanne Watercolors from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Pearlman, April 14–September 30, 1972, No number listed.
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York, Paintings, Watercolors, Sculptures and Drawings from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Pearlman, May 22–September 29, 1974, no. 51, ill. Traveled to: Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, New Jersey, December 8, 1974–March 14, 1975; Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, New York, April 13–August 31, 1975; Francine and Sterling Clark Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, September 26, 1975–February 22, 1976; Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, April 6–May 30, 1976.
Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, Cézanne Watercolors and Drawings in the Pearlman Collection, February 5–April 17, 1980, no number listed.
Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, Paul Cézanne: The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Pearlman, June 26–August 29, 1982.
Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, Cézanne: Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings, and Prints from the Henry and Rose Pearlman Foundation and the Collection of Mrs. Rose Pearlman, September 22–November 4, 1984, No number listed.
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, Art of Cézanne from the Henry & Rose Pearlman Foundation, May 2–July 14, 1986.
Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, European Drawings from Neo-Classicism to Impressionism, December 4, 1990–January 6, 1991.
Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, Cézanne in the Collection of the Henry and Rose Pearlman Foundation and the Collection of Mrs. Rose Pearlman, February 1–April 5, 1992.
Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, New Jersey, Cézanne in focus : watercolors from the Henry and Rose Pearlman Collection, October 19, 2002–January 12, 2003. (Exhibition catalogue: Simms 2002), no. 1, ill. verso illustrated p. 36.
Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom, Cézanne and the Modern: Masterpieces of European Art from the Pearlman Collection, March 13–June 22, 2014, no. 2, ill. Traveled to: Musée Granet, Aix-en-Provence, France, July 11–October 5, 2014; High Museum of Art, Atlanta, October 25, 2014–January 11, 2015; Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, February 7–May 18, 2015; Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, New Jersey, September 12, 2015–January 3, 2016.
Museum of Modern Art, New York, Cézanne Drawing, June 6–September 25, 2021, pl. 37, Henry and Rose Pearlman Foundation, New York.
Vollard, Ambroise. Paul Cézanne. Paris: Vollard, 1914, p. 93, ill.
Venturi, Lionello. Cézanne: Son Art, Son Oeuvre. Paris: Editions Paul Rosenberg, 1936, no. 871, ill. vol. II.
H.L.F. "Pearlman Collection: Taste with a Reverse Twist." ARTNews 10 (February 1959), no. 10.
Chappuis, Adrien. The Drawings of Paul Cézanne: A Catalogue Raisonné. Greenwich, CT: New York Graphic Society, 1973, cited under no. 324.
Rewald, John. Paul Cézanne: The Watercolors, A Catalogue Raisonné. Boston: Little, Brown; London: Thames & Hudson, 1983, no. 43, ill.
Davidson Reid, Jane. The Oxford Guide to Classical Mythology in the Arts, 1300-1900s. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993, no. 57.
Pearlman, Henry. Reminiscences of a collector. Princeton: Princeton University Art Museum, fig. 7.
Simms, Matthew. "Painting on Drawing and Cézanne's Watercolors." In Cézanne and the Modern: Masterpieces of European Art from the Pearlman Collection. Princeton: Princeton University Art Museum; New Haven: Yale University Press, 2014. Exhibition catalogue, p. 162, fig. 104 (cat. 2).
The watercolor represents a scene from Book I of Virgil's Aeneid.
Record last updated February 28, 2022. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.
Citation: Société Paul Cezanne. "Enée rencontrant Didon à Carthage, c.1875 (FWN 1850), (fragment)." In The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.cezannecatalogue.com/catalogue/entry.php?id=1020 (accessed on November 30, 2023).