The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne
Rochers près des grottes au-dessus de Château Noir
Alternate titles: Les rochers (Bibémus); Les rochers à Bibémus; Rochers à Bibémus; Rocks at Bibemus; Rocks near the Caves above Château Noir; The Rocks
Rewald: (W433); Venturi revised: 1895–99; Venturi: (1044) 1895–1900; Chappuis: c.1895
Graphite and watercolor on laid paper
18 11/16 x 11 13/16 in. (47.5 x 30 cm)
Traveled to: Museum and Art Gallery, Leicester, United Kingdom, May–June 1946.; Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield, United Kingdom, July 1946..
Traveled to: Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts, May 16–September 15, 1957..
Traveled to: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, January 26–March 19, 1978.; Grand Palais, Paris, Cezanne: Les dernières années (1895–1906), April 20–July 23, 1978 (see Paris 1978a for a separate listing because the catalogue numbers are different from the two American venues)..
Traveled to: Musée Granet, Aix-en-Provence, France, June 9–September 17, 2006..
Traveled to: Royal Academy, London, July 12–October 18, 2020 (N.B. This venue was cancelled due to 2020 coronavirus)..
"Cézanne et la Provence." Le Point 4 (August 1936), pp. 26-27, ill.
Paris: Editions Paul Rosenberg, 1936, no. 1044, ill. vol. II, as Rochers à Bibémus.
Vienna: Anton Schroll, 1938, list of motifs: no. 27.
Paris: Hôtel Drouot, 1942, p. 32, as Les rochers à Bibémus.
New York and London: Thomas Yoseloff, 1958, no. 87.
"Cézanne: The Logical Mystery." Art News 62, no. 2 (April 1963), p. 28.
Boston: Little, Brown; London: Thames & Hudson, 1983, no. 433, ill.
Prague: Arbor Vitae, 2014, p. 180, fig. 68a, with color photo of motif, fig. 68b, as Rochers près des grottes au-dessus de Château Noir.
Paris: Editions G-P.F. Dauberville & Archives Bernheim-Jeune, 2020, no. 361, ill., as Les rochers (Bibémus) (installation photographs from 1914 exhibition, p. 96, and 1931, p. 126 (hung upside down).
"Cézanne and his love affair with the rocks of Provence." RA Magazine (Summer 2020), ill.
Record last updated August 16, 2021. 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. "Rochers près des grottes au-dessus de Château Noir, 1895–1900 (FWN 1389)." The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.cezannecatalogue.com/catalogue/entry.php?id=1415 (accessed on November 30, 2021).