The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne
Paysan au canotier
Alternate titles: Man Wearing a Straw Hat; Man with a Straw Hat; Peasant with Straw Hat
Rewald (W638); Venturi revised: 1904–06; Venturi (1090): 1900–06
Graphite and watercolor on wove paper
18 7/8 x 12 3/8 in. (47.9 x 31.5 cm)
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Cézanne: Paintings, Watercolors & Drawings, A Loan Exhibition, February 7–March 16, 1952, no. 119, ill., as Man with a Straw Hat, 1900-06, lent by Private collection. Traveled to: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, April 1–May 16, 1952.
Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, Florida, Palmer Family Collection, February 23–March 24, 1963, no. 6, pl. IX, as Man Wearing a Straw Hat, lent by Estate of Pauline K. Palmer.
Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C, Cézanne: An Exhibition in Honor of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Phillips Collection, February 27–March 28, 1971, no. 62, ill. Traveled to: The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, April 17–May 16, 1971; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, June 1–July 3, 1971.
The Museum of Modern Art, New York and Reunion des Musees Nationaux, Paris, France, Cézanne: The Late Work, October 7, 1977–January 3, 1978, no. 120, ill., pl. 17, as Peasant with Straw Hat, c. 1906, lent by Mrs. Gordon Palmer, on loan to The Art Institute of Chicago. 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.
Grand Palais, Paris, Cézanne: Les dernières années (1895–1906), April 20–July 23, 1978, no. 9, ill. in b/w, as Paysan au canotier, c. 1906, lent by The Art Institute, Chicago.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Great Drawings from The Art Institute of Chicago: The Harold Joachim Years 1958–1983, July 24–September 30, 1985, no. 73, ill.
The Frick Collection, New York, From Pontormo to Seurat: Drawings Recently Acquired by The Art Institute of Chicago, April 23–July 7, 1991, no. 61. Traveled to: The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, September 10, 1991–January 5, 1992.
Grand Palais, Paris, Cézanne, September 26, 1995–January 14, 1996, no. 224, ill. in color, p. 510, as Paysan au canotier, c. 1906, lent by The Art Institute of Chicago, shown in Philadelphia only. Traveled to: Tate Gallery, London, February 8–April 28, 1996; Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, May 26–September 1, 1996.
Kunstforum, Vienna, Cézanne: Vollendet unvollendet, January 20–April 25, 2000, no. 36, ill., as Paysan au canotier, c. 1906, lent by The Art Institute of Chicago; shown in Zurich only. Traveled to: Kunsthaus, Zürich, May 5–August 13, 2000.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Cezanne, May 15–September 5, 2022, no. 134, ill. 1905–06. Traveled to: Tate Moderrn, London, October 6, 2022–March 12, 2023.
Vollard, Ambroise. Paul Cézanne. Paris: Vollard, 1914, p. 158, ill.
Venturi, Lionello. Cézanne: Son Art, Son Oeuvre. Paris: Editions Paul Rosenberg, 1936, no. 1090, ill. vol. II, as Paysan au canotier.
Loran, Erle. "Cézanne in 1952." Quarterly (Art Institute of Chicago) 46, no. 1 (February 1, 1952), fig. 2, p. 4.
Rewald, John. Paul Cézanne: The Watercolors, A Catalogue Raisonné. Boston: Little, Brown; London: Thames & Hudson, 1983, no. 638, ill.
Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection. Modern Masters from the Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection. London: Mondadori Electa, 1984. Exhibition catalogue, p. 145.
Sillevis, John et. al. A Feast of Colour: Post-Impressionists from Private Collections. Zwolle, Netherlands, 1990, p. 66.
Dwight, Eleanor. The letters of Pauline Palmer: a great lady of Chicago's first family. New York, 2005.
Machotka, Pavel. Cézanne: The Eye and the Mind, 2 vols. Marseille: Editions Crès, 2008, vol. 1, fig. 374; vol. 2, p. 237, as Paysan au canotier.
Simms, Matthew. Cézanne's watercolors: between drawing and painting. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2008, p. 144, fig. 102.
Landrot, Gérard. Cézanne Aquarelles. Paris: Éditions Langlaude, 2010, p. 77, ill.
Lloyd, Christopher. Paul Cézanne, Drawings and Watercolors. London and Los Angeles: Thames & Hudson and John Paul Getty Museum, 2015, p. 106, fig. 65.
Marchesseau, Daniel. Paul Cezanne, Le chant de la terre. Martigny: Fondation Pierre Gianadda, 2017. Exhibition catalogue, p. 317, ill.
Ruppen, Fabienne. "Tackling Cezanne's Paper: On the Reconstruction of Loose Sheets." In Reconstructing Cezanne. London: Ridinghouse and Luxembourg & Dayan, 2019. Exhibition catalogue, fig. 10.
Muir, Kimberly, Kristi Dahm, Giovanni Verri, Maria Kokkori, and Clara Granzotto. "'A Harmony Parallel to Nature' – Color, Form, and Space in Cezanne's Watercolors and Oil Paintings." In Cezanne. Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 2022, pp. 49, 56, figs. 3 and 13 (details).
Record last updated August 16, 2023. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.
Citation: Société Paul Cezanne. "Paysan au canotier, 1905–06 (FWN 1779)." In The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.cezannecatalogue.com/catalogue/entry.php?id=1621 (accessed on September 28, 2023).