The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne
Le Nègre Scipion
Alternate titles: Bildnis des Negers Scipio; Der Neger Scipio; Der Neger Scipion; Le nègre; Le Noir Scipion; Portrait du Nègre Scipion; The Negro Scipion
Rewald: (120) c.1867; Venturi revised: c.1868; Venturi: (100) 1866–68; Rivière: 1865; Vollard: 1865; Gowing: 1867, probably after No. 121
Oil on canvas
42 1/8 x 32 11/16 in. (107 x 83 cm)
Traveled to: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, April 1–May 16, 1952.
Traveled to: Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, January 14–February 28, 1954. Utrecht Centraal Museum, March 6–May 2, 1954. Berner Kunstmusuem, Bern, Switzerland, May 8–June 7, 1954. Tate Gallery, London, June 19–August 15, 1954. Palazzo reale, Milan, November, 1954–February, 1955.
Traveled to: Municipal Museum, Kyoto, Japan, June 1–July 17, 1974. Cultural Center, Fukuoka, Japan, July 24–August 18, 1974.
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: Musée d'Orsay, Cézanne: les années de jeunesse 1859-1872, Paris, September 19–January 1, 1988. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C, January 29–April 30, 1989.
Traveled to: Tate Gallery, London, February 8–April 28, 1996. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, May 26–September 1, 1996.
Traveled to: Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Nagoya, Japan, January 5–March 12, 2000.
Traveled to: The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, February 17–May 13, 2007. Musée d'Orsay, Paris, June 19–September 16, 2007.
Scipion was a model at the Académie Suisse. This work is stylistically close to L'Enlèvement (), which is dated 1867.
Record last updated October 6, 2014. 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. "Le Nègre Scipion, c.1867 (FWN 422)." The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.cezannecatalogue.com/catalogue/entry.php?id=131 (accessed on November 30, 2020).