The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne
Enée rencontrant Didon à Carthage
Alternate title: Aenas meeting Dido at Carthage
Rewald: (W43); Venturi: (871) 1872–77; Venturi revised: c.1872
Watercolor, gouache, and graphite on laid paper (fragment)
4 3/4 x 7 1/4 in. (12 x 18.4 cm)
[Pearlman Collection], July 1, 1958–September 1, 1959, No number listed. Traveled to: Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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.
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.
Paris: Vollard, 1914, p. 93, ill.
Paris: Editions Paul Rosenberg, 1936, no. 871, ill. vol. II.
"Pearlman Collection: Taste with a Reverse Twist." Art News 10 (February 1959), no. 10.
Greenwich, CT: New York Graphic Society, 1973, cited under no. 324.
Boston: Little, Brown; London: Thames & Hudson, 1983, no. 43, ill.
New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993, no. 57.
Princeton: Princeton University Art Museum, fig. 7.
"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 October 17, 2019. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.
Citation: Feilchenfeldt, Walter, Jayne Warman, and David Nash. "Enée rencontrant Didon à Carthage, c.1875 (FWN 1850)." The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.cezannecatalogue.com/catalogue/entry.php?id=1020 (accessed on August 4, 2021).