The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne
Bruce M. White
Etude de crâne
Alternate titles: Crâne; Der Schadel; Study of a Skull; Totenkopf; Totenschädel
Rewald: (W613); Venturi revised: 1900–04; Venturi: (1130) 1895–1900
Graphite and watercolor on paper
Watermark: MONTGOLFIER SAINT MARCEL LES ANNONAY
10 x 12 1/2 in. (25.4 x 31.8 cm)
[Pearlman Collection], July–September 1958, no. 18.
Traveled to: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, May 15–July 1, 1962.
Traveled to: The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, April 17–May 16, 1971; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, June 1–July 3, 1971.
Traveled to: Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, New Jersey, December 8, 1974–March 14, 1975; Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, New York, April 13–August 31, 1975; Francine and Sterling Clark Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, September 26, 1975–February 22, 1976; Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, April 6–May 30, 1976.
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: Tate Gallery, London, February 8–April 28, 1996; Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, May 26–September 1, 1996.
Traveled to: Musée Granet, Aix-en-Provence, France, July 11–October 5, 2014; High Museum of Art, Atlanta, October 25, 2014–January 11, 2015; Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, February 7–May 18, 2015; Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, New Jersey, September 12, 2015–January 3, 2016.
Winterthur: [privately published], 1922, p. 41.
Paris: Librairie Floury, 1923, p. 190, ill.
Paris: Editions Paul Rosenberg, 1936, no. 1130, ill. vol. II, as Etude de crâne.
Basel: Holbein-Verlag, 1952, fig. 27.
Winterthur: Buchdruckerei Winterthur, 1961, no. 88, ill.
Paris: A. Somogy, 1968, p. 254, ill.
Utica: Munson-William-Proctor Institute, 1972.
Boston: Little, Brown; London: Thames & Hudson, 1983, no. 613, ill.
Princeton: Princeton University Art Museum, p. 17-18, ill. in color.
"Painting on Drawing and Cézanne's Watercolors." In Cézanne and the Modern: Masterpieces of European Art from the Pearlman Collection. Princeton: Princeton University Art Museum; New Haven: Yale University Press, 2014. Exhibition catalogue, p. 158, fig. 99 (cat. 20).
London and Los Angeles: Thames & Hudson and John Paul Getty Museum, 2015, p. 306, fig. 222.
Paris: Editions G-P.F. Dauberville & Archives Bernheim-Jeune, 2020, no. 298, ill., as Etude de crâne, installation photograph from 1914 exhibitiion, p. 99.
Record last updated April 30, 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. "Etude de crâne, 1902–04 (FWN 1985)." The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.cezannecatalogue.com/catalogue/entry.php?id=1596 (accessed on January 26, 2022).