The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne
Chemin sous bois
Alternate titles: Forest Path; Forest Road; Road through Woods; Weg door een bos
Rewald: (W634); Venturi revised: 1900–06
Graphite and watercolor on paper
17 1/2 x 24 1/2 in. (44.5 x 62.2 cm)
Traveled to: Musee de l'Orangerie, Paris, October 1958–January 1959; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, February 3–March 15, 1959.
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).
(Exhibition catalogue: Simms 2002), no. 15, ill.
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.
[Portfolio of] Watercolors by Cézanne from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Pearlman. Utica, 1965.
[Portfolio of] Watercolors by Cézanne from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Pearlman. Utica: Munson-William-Proctor Institute, 1972.
Monnier, G. "The Late Watercolors." In Cézanne: The Late Work, Rubin, William, ed. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1977. Exhibition catalogue, p. 115, ill.
Rewald, John. Paul Cézanne: The Watercolors, A Catalogue Raisonné. Boston: Little, Brown; London: Thames & Hudson, 1983, no. 634, ill.
Terrasse, Antoine. Les aquarelles de Cézanne. Paris: Flammarion, 1995, p. 120-21, ill.
Armstrong, Carol. Cézanne in the Studio: Still Life in Watercolors. Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2004. Exhibition catalogue, p. 123, fig. 42, as Forest Path, c. 1904-06.
Simms, Matthew. Cézanne's watercolors: between drawing and painting. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2008, p. 132, fig. 92.
Simms, Matthew. "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. 169, fig. 110 (cat. 22).
Hauptman, Jodi. "Cézanne's Drawings: A Graphology." In Cézanne's Drawing. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 2021. Exhibition catalogue, p. 16, fig. 2, as Forest Path.
Record last updated January 6, 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. "Chemin sous bois, 1904–06 (FWN 1516)." In The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.cezannecatalogue.com/catalogue/entry.php?id=1617 (accessed on February 3, 2023).