The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne
La lutte d'amour
Alternate titles: Der Liebeskampf; Der Liebeskampf (La lutte d'amour); La lotta d'amore; La Lutte
Rewald: (W60); Venturi revised: 1880–81; Venturi: (897) 1875–76; Rivière: 1883; also 1894
Graphite, watercolor, and gouache on laid paper
8 x 9 5/8 in. (19 x 24.5 cm)
Traveled to: Galerie Flechtheim, Düsseldorf, Germany, Janurar 12, - end-February 1930.
Traveled to: Hayward Gallery, London, November 13–December 30, 1973.
Traveled to: Kunsthaus, Zürich, April 2–May 31, 1982.
Traveled to: Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, Kobe, Japan, October 10–November 9, 1986. Aichi Prefectural Art Gallery, Nagoya, Japan, November 15–December 4, 1986.
Traveled to: Tate Gallery, London, February 8–April 28, 1996. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, May 26–September 1, 1996.
The inspiration for this scene has been attributed to Eugène Delacroix's Spartan Girls Wrestling (R. Ratcliffe) and to his Jacob Wrestling with the Angel, a mural in the Church of Saint-Sulpice, Paris (S. Lichtenstein).
Record last updated June 13, 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. "La lutte d'amour, 1875–76 (FWN 1870)." The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.cezannecatalogue.com/catalogue/entry.php?id=1037 (accessed on February 28, 2020).