The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne
La Douleur; La Madeleine
Alternate titles: Christus in der Vorhölle, Wanddekoration im Jas de Bouffan; La Douleur; La Douleur or La Madeleine; La Douleur ou La Madeleine; La Madeleine; La Madeleine ou la douleur; Madeleine; Sorrow (La Douleur); Wandbild in Jas de Bouffan
Rewald: (146) c.1869; Venturi revised: c.1867; Venturi: (86) 1864–68; Rivière: c.1868; Cooper: 1865–66 and slightly later than 1865–66 (L'Oeil); Gowing: 1867 or 1868 (Burlington) and c.1867 (London); Ratcliffe: probably after No. 145
Mural transferred to canvas
65 x 48 13/16 in. (165 x 124 cm)
[group exhibition], February–March 1921.
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: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Origins of Impressionism, September 19, 1994–January 8, 1995.
Possible influence of Domenico Fetti's Melancholy (Louvre, c. 1620).
Record last updated February 16, 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 Douleur; La Madeleine, c.1869 (FWN 599)." The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.cezannecatalogue.com/catalogue/entry.php?id=155 (accessed on August 17, 2019).