The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne
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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)
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[Pearlman Collection], July–September 1958, no. 35, No number listed.
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.
(Exhibition catalogue: Simms 2002), no. 1, ill. verso illustrated p. 36.
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.
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: Feilchenfeldt, Walter, Jayne Warman, and David Nash. "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 June 1, 2023).
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