The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne
Jeune fille au piano—Ouverture de Tannhäuser
Alternate titles: Girl at the Piano, Tannhäuser Overture; Jeune fille au piano; Jeune fille au piano—Ouverture à Tannhäuser; Jeune fille au piano—Ouverture du Tannhäuser; La jeune fille au piano; La leçon de piano; Mädchen am Klavier
Rewald: (149) 1869–70; Venturi revised: c.1867; Venturi: (90) 1869–71; Cooper: 1869–71; Gowing: (London) c.1869–70
Oil on canvas
22 3/8 x 36 3/16 in. (57 x 92 cm)
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.
Traveled to: Tate Gallery, London, February 8–April 28, 1996. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, May 26–September 1, 1996.
Traveled to: Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, October 15–November 18, 1998 (exhibition catalogue in Russian; text by Albert Kostenevich).
Traveled to: Musée Granet, Aix-en-Provence, France, June 9–September 17, 2006.
Wagner's overture was first played in Paris in 1860 and the opera performed on March 31, 1961. This painting is one of three versions, two of which are lost, and was executed at the Jas de Bouffan.
Record last updated November 30, 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. "Jeune fille au piano—Ouverture de Tannhäuser, 1869–70 (FWN 600)." The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.cezannecatalogue.com/catalogue/entry.php?id=157 (accessed on July 9, 2020).